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Decision Making Models for Business Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In the normative model of decision making, what happens under the decide strategy?

Question 2 2. Regarding the normative model of decision making, what is the strategy called in which the manager presents the problem in a team meeting, collects group feedback and makes the decision?

Question 3 3. Regarding the normative model of decision making, how will team involvement usually influence the time required for the decision-making process?

Question 4 4. In the normative model of decision making, which strategy allows for the most team participation?

Question 5 5. What is an alternative name for the normative model of decision making?

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Question 6 6. What elements does your decision-making model need to contain to ensure you have a sound process?

Question 7 7. What kind of decision-making tool is most often used in a business situation?

Question 8 8. When you have to change your business plan because you lack the funds to move forward, what are you facing?

Question 9 9. If your project team needed to know how long it would take to deliver the project, what tool would be appropriate to do that analysis and make that decision?

Question 10 10. This is an example of what kind of decision-making tool?

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Question 11 11. What is the final step of the PACED model?

Question 12 12. What is the first step of the PACED model?

Question 13 13. In using the PACED model, which of the following is an alternative when deciding where to eat lunch?

Question 14 14. In using the PACED model, what question should you answer during E: Evaluation step?

Question 15 15. In using the PACED model, what should you choose before starting the E: Evaluation step?

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Question 16 16. When does selection through bargaining happen in the incremental model?

Question 17 17. What is the first step of the decision-making process called in the incremental model?

Question 18 18. How many phases does the incremental decision-making model suggest?

Question 19 19. Which two alternative steps happen during the development phase of the incremental model?

Question 20 20. What did Charles Lindblom call the process of moving between different steps of the incremental model?

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Question 21 21. According to the administrative model of decision making, what is the main benefit of making a decision after considering only a limited number of alternatives?

Question 22 22. According to the administrative model of decision making, what is the main drawback of making a decision after considering only a limited number of alternatives?

Question 23 23. According to the administrative model of decision making, why are decision makers willing to settle for a less than perfect solution?

Question 24 24. In the administrative model of decision making, which decision maker is willing to consider all criteria and all available alternatives?

Question 25 25. In the administrative model of decision making, what is the concept of settling for a less than perfect solution?

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Question 26 26. What is the main characteristic of Participants, according to the Garbage Can Model?

Question 27 27. In which order are problems and solutions emerging in the organization, according to the Garbage Can Model?

Question 28 28. What are four organizational streams, according to the Garbage Can Model?

Question 29 29. Which decision-making style is characterized by making a decision without solving any problems?

Question 30 30. What plays the role of a garbage can in the Garbage Can Model?

Decision Making Models for Business Chapter Exam Instructions

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