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Decision Making Skills, Processes & Models Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Anthony drew the topic of his decision at the top of the page and three lines from that topic indicating the three choices that he needed to decide from. Then he drew lines from those decisions indicating the predicted outcomes and paths of which each of those decisions would lead.

Which decision-making technique is Anthony using?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a step of the six steps in the basic decision-making model?

Question 3 3. Amy was able to take a few deep breaths and hold back her anger before making a rational decision on how to respond to an insulting e-mail written by a colleague. Which decision-making skill is Amy employing?

Question 4 4.

Leo paused before hitting his little sister and thought that perhaps she was being annoying because she was bored. He thought about what would happen if he did so. He imagined her crying and him feeling bad for her. He pictured his mother's angry face and him spending the afternoon grounded in his room.

Which decision-making skill is Leo NOT using in this scenario?

Question 5 5.

Little Suzie had to make a decision on whether she wanted to go to Disney with her family or camp in North Carolina for a week. She was having a lot of difficulty making this decision, so her mother suggested that she make a list of pros and cons of each of her choices.

What is the more complex decision-making tool that is like a pros and cons list?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a step in the rational model?

Question 7 7. What is a pitfall of making group decisions?

Question 8 8. Which of the following describes the rational decision model?

Question 9 9. Which of the following might be caused by too much diversity when making a group decision?

Question 10 10. Why is the evaluation of the decision part of the rational model?

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Question 11 11. Which is an example of a satisficing type of decision making?

Question 12 12. Which type of decision making uses lists, pros, and cons?

Question 13 13. Which is an example of intuitive decision making?

Question 14 14. Which is an example of emotional decision making?

Question 15 15. Which decision type relies on chance?

Decision Making Skills, Processes & Models Chapter Exam Instructions

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