I’ve found that the decision-making process helps managers, organisations and business professionals solve problems by examining and deciding other alternative choices and working on the best course of action.
By using a step-by-step approach efficiently and by making thoughtful, informed decisions will result in positive outcomes for yourself and the organisation. A lot of people have said to me that they find it hard to make major decisions on their own. Unfortunately, you must realise that decision making is something you must do in your life whether it is the right one or a wrong one, you must make one. The decision could range from the trivial, such as what should I have for dinner, through to life-changing, such as changing your job through to buying a new house or car. There are some people who put off making any decisions at all, sometimes by just endlessly searching for more information or by just sitting on the fence not wanting to say yes or no. Yes, you do need to look at and identify alternatives to develop a clear understanding of the issues, you will then be able to look for the various solutions available to you and at your disposal. It is more likely you will have many different options available when it comes down to making your decision, so it is vitally important to come up with a range of options. This will then help you to determine which course of action is the best way to achieve your objective.