PLANNING TEMPLATE FOR A DECISION ESSAY

PLANNING TEMPLATE FOR A DECISION ESSAY - State the decision...

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PLANNING TEMPLATE FOR A DECISION ESSAY a This template will help you build a decision essay. This template uses the state-and-prove model. You don’t have to follow the order of the templates. The important thing is to capture your ideas as they occur to you. State-and-Prove Model Proof Position Statement: Recommended Decision. State the decision you are recommending and summarize the reasons for it. Be brief! (Note: You can’t start work on the position statement until you have a tentative recommendation and at least one reason for it. You can revise the statement as you work.) Decision: Reasons:  
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Decision Options . List the decision options. They are usually stated in the case. Decision options: Decision Criteria.
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Unformatted text preview: State the decision criteria. They should be relevant, broad rather than narrow, and as few as possible. Specific ways to measure the criteria may be needed. Note them in the second column. Criteria How to measure Proof of Recommended Option . List the criteria in the left column and the evidence they reveal that supports your recommendations. Focus on the strongest evidence you have. Criteria Evidence Critique of Options. List the criteria in the left column and the evidence they reveal that shows why the other options should be rejected. Limit yourself to only the most compelling evidence against the options. Rejected option: Criteria Evidence Rejected option: Criteria Evidence...
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PLANNING TEMPLATE FOR A DECISION ESSAY - State the decision...

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