Decision Making

Decision Making - Decision Making A.) Why we make group...

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Decision Making A.) Why we make group decisions a. Groups are more effective i. Specifically when the task has a known solution. (intellective tasks) 1. That does not apply to Danceline b. Groups follow four stages i. Orientation 1. Identify problem and plan solution. ii. Discussion stage 1. Gathers info and weighs options. 2. Collective information Processing Model a. Assumes that groups gather info and process it to generate decisions. i. Leads to increased memory ii. Better exchange of information iii. More thorough processing of information 3. Groups collective memory a. The sum of all group members memory b. Improves with Cross-Cueing and Transactive memory systems c. Decreases with social loafing, free riding, and when the group setting is too complex iii. Decision Stage
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1. Use Social Decision Scheme to combine everyone’s choices a. Some schemes include plurality, delegating, unanimous, or statistical iv. Implementation 1. Members more satisfied and willing to help implement decisions when they were involved in the process. c.
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course HOD 1100 taught by Professor Griffith during the Spring '08 term at Vanderbilt.

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