MGT 245 Week 2 Appendix D - Perception and Decision Making

MGT 245 Week 2 Appendix D - Perception and Decision Making...

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Role of Perception 1 The Role of Perception in the Decision Making Process [Your Name Here] [Your Professor’s Name Here]
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Role of Perception 2 The Role of Perception in the Decision Making Process Perception is defined as “ the process by which organisms interpret and organize sensation to produce a meaningful experience of the world .” (Perception, MSN Encarta, n.d.). Every organism has five sense organs – the eyes, ears, nose, tongue and skin. When any of the sensory receptor of these organs is stimulated, it produces sensation. Further processing of these sensation results to what is known as perception. In most of the activities done by any individual, perception is utilized in looking at things or activities which helps in the formation of one’s concept on certain objects, events, people, and situations. Perception is used in trying to understand or interpret the behavior of others around. Perception is used in an attempt to give thoughts or ideas on everything around. The same perception is used by any member of any organization. This leads to an implication that perception has so much to do in any organism’s activities including the process of decision making. The person’s perception has great impacts on others. In any organization, the person’s perception of others has impacts to the organization’s behavior. Any accomplishment of an organization greatly relies on the choices which largely depend on one’s perception. Good choices contribute to success while wrong choices could pull down an organization. The usual scene that takes place in decision making in any organization is a manager heading the process. As an individual, the manager of course develops his own perception on anything. The manager’s perception definitely has impacts on the decision he makes for the organization. Whatever decision is made by the manager helps define the organizational behavior. Whatever decision a manager makes has certain effects on
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MGT 245 Week 2 Appendix D - Perception and Decision Making...

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