Ritical review of decision making (Decision Making for Managers)

Word Report

You are required to conduct a critical review of decision making within a work place that you are familiar with. You should draw upon theory relating to decision making introduced during the module to help you select and employ two different theoretical viewpoints when conducting this review.

You could base this on Food Manufacture or a car Manufacture (Toyota, BMW, etc) or anything which is based on Manufacture (PC; TV; etc).

Specific Criteria:

a? Clearly introduce both the assignment and the organisational setting
a? Provide a brief discussion which states and gives an overview of each theoretical viewpoint you are employing
a? Using your chosen theoretical viewpoints, critically review some aspect of managerial decision making in your chosen organisation
a? Offer discussion and conclusions covering
i. the implications and recommendations for this aspect of decision making in your chosen organisation, and
ii. the use of your selected theoretical viewpoints to review decision making practice
a? Make effective use of a broad range of relevant literature

Can use Tuckman
Group Norms
managing risk
System thinking
Measuring Performance
etc

Introduce in assignment could starts with: I in this assignment I will………

Clearly introduce both the assignment and organisational settings.

Pick up two different theoretical view points (it could be heuristics and system thinking or groups norms and conformity or decision making on groups) You need to use two of these theories. How decision makes on for example to launch new product or to move in different location or service level improvement.
Under implications: is it was perfect? How could it be improved? is it helpful and why?
Show this theoretical viewpoints in practice

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((Basically there need to pick up 2 different theoretical viewponts (it could be heuristics and system thinking or groups norms and conformity or decision making on groups) Need to use 2 of these theories. How decision makes on for example to launch new product or to move in different location or service level improvement.
Under implications: is it was perfect? How could it be improved? is it helpful and why?
Show this theoretical viewpoints in practice.
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Sources:
Bazerman, M. H., and Moore, D. A. (2009) Judgement in Managerial Decision Making (7th ed). John Wiley and Sons. USA.

Buchanan, D. A., and Huczynski, A. (2010) Organizational Behaviour : An Introductory Text. (7th ed). Pearson Education. Harlow. [Or the 4th, 5th or 6th editions from 2001, 2004 & 2007 respectively]

Jackson, M. C. (2003) Systems Thinking: Creative Holism for Managers. John Wiley and Sons. Chichester.