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Susan Menke Week 2 Critical Thinking When catastrophic issues, unanticipated complex problems or problems that evolve into cascades occur, the manager who can’t rapidly and competently shift to alternative resolution techniques will flounder. These problems will quickly overwhelm such managers, threatening collapse of their systems. Problems such as these can burst upon the scene with little to no warning, or they can grow insidiously over time. Regardless, they require the manager to recognize their type and employ the correct problem-solving process to thwart them. Decisions are almost always an attempt to resolve a problem. The type of problem can dictate the method of decision making needed. The general process is classically linear in progression and divided into the following steps: 1. Clearly identifying what the decision is intended to achieve. This includes precisely determining what the problem is.
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