5 Decision Making

5 Decision Making - The process by which information is...

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The process by which information is transferred into action
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The ability to make decisions based on information received and interpreted Decisions based on: Values Goals Standards Decisions are influenced by values, perceptions, spacing and the elements of time
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Give an example of each of the following decisions. Describe the situation and discuss why it exemplifies this type of decision. Chain ( Describe) Central Satellite ( Describe) Programmed (Describe) Nonprogrammed (Describe)
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CHAIN : One decision leads to another & each decision is directed & influenced by the kinds of decisions preceding it. CENTRAL SATELLITE: Central : Considered carefully, reallocation of resources, determines course of one’s life. Satellite : Small decisions made necessary by central decision.
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PROGRAMMED : habit, standard operating procedure NONPROGRAMMED : New, never done before,
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Decision making – the process by which we consider choices, evaluate them, and decide what actions to pursue Decision Choice between alternatives Selection of commitment to a course of action Components: Conflict + 2 or more alternatives
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1. Values held by the individuals within the family are different from each other or from those held outside the family 2. There is a difference between goals and goal achievement 3. Changes in the environment or new technological developments occur 4. Changes occur within the family
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Resources Emotions Presence of Children Individual and Family Development Gender-based Family Rules
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What is an alternative? A possible course of action Something you could do What determines available alternatives? Environment Resources Technology Family Behavior Feelings about others Breadth of perspective Creativity
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Broader one’s background, the more alternatives perceived Travel Education Informal Groups Amount of reading Raised in city vs. country Aware of world around you--how?
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1. Construct
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