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Models of Decision Making Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is an alternative name for the normative model of decision making?

Question 2 2. In the normative model of decision making, which strategy allows for the most team participation?

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, what happens under the decide strategy?

Question 5 5. Of the following, which is one way that the democratic decision-making style is practiced?

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Question 6 6. When would using a consensus work best when it comes to decision-making?

Question 7 7. In order for the democratic decision-making process to be truly democratic, it must:

Question 8 8. The democratic decision-making process is a type of:

Question 9 9. In using the PACED model, which of the following is an alternative when deciding where to eat lunch?

Question 10 10. In using the PACED model, what question should you answer during E: Evaluation step?

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

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

Question 13 13. How many phases does the incremental decision-making model suggest?

Question 14 14. What is the first step of the decision-making process called in the incremental model?

Question 15 15. Which two alternative steps happen during the development phase of the incremental model?

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

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. In the administrative model of decision making, which decision maker is willing to consider all criteria and all available alternatives?

Question 19 19. In the administrative model of decision making, what is the concept of settling for a less than perfect solution?

Question 20 20. 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?

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Question 21 21. What are four organizational streams, according to the Garbage Can Model?

Question 22 22. What plays the role of a garbage can in the Garbage Can Model?

Question 23 23. In which order are problems and solutions emerging in the organization, according to the Garbage Can Model?

Question 24 24. What is the main characteristic of Participants, according to the Garbage Can Model?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. Who makes the decision when using the democratic decision-making style?

Question 27 27. In using the PACED model, what should you choose before starting the E: Evaluation step?

Question 28 28. What did Charles Lindblom call the process of moving between different steps of the incremental model?

Question 29 29. According to the administrative model of decision making, why are decision makers willing to settle for a less than perfect solution?

Question 30 30. Which decision-making style is characterized by making a decision without solving any problems?

Models of Decision Making Chapter Exam Instructions

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