Archive for September, 2008
Everyone has to make decisions.Below is the Decision Making model which should be followed in during the decision making process.If you follow this model, you should be able to develop /improve your decision making skills.
Decision Making Model
The Official Model With Additional Explanation.
1.Identify the decision which needs to be made.In order to decide effectively you are going to need to know what needs to be decided so you can make critical analysis.
2.Identify the alternatives. You want to make sure you have considered all options so you can think this through carefully and increase your chances of making the best decision.
3.Identify the disadadvantages and advantages of each of the alternatives.Seeing what the benefits and drawbacks of each option are will help you see what advantages outweigh the other for each possibility in terms of quality[the value of the advantages] and quantity[how many advantages there are]
4.Take action and decide.Sometimes we would like to take forever to decide.As much as we would like to the world is always changing and everyone is contantly required to play their role.After a reasonable amount of thinking time you should make a decision with reasonable confidence.
5.Evaluate your decision.Maybe you are happy with your decision maybe youthough you could havedone a little better, maybe you bombed the process.Regardless, you should evaluate your decision.Decide if you are happy and content woth your decision.Evaluate the benefits you received as an outcome of your decision. What could I do differently Remewember that even if you are completely satisfied there are ways to smoothen the process.Asking yourself questions like thse will help you reflect and see what went wrong and how if you could do it differently.If the process went fantastic, great! Keep it up but bear in mind that there is always room for improvement in order to make your decision maiung process mentally and emotinaly easier.
Decide and Tell
Did this model help you?Tell about your appropriate experience below in the comments area.Everyone can share their experiences and talk avout their methods to make better decisions in relation to the model above.
As this site continues to grow, so does the number of people who manage it.I am pleased to welcome a variety of new members to this blog’s management.
A warm welcome is extended to Nisreen O Neil who will be assigned the role of an authour to this site effective September 8 2008.Readers are sure to enjoy Nisreen’s writing which will generally pertain to Stargate Atlantis and other topics of her interest which may have firm associations with the other archives of this blog.As an experienced proffesional Nisreen has exceptional writing skills.
On another note,I am pleased to inform readers that effective immediately Nurbanu Karimjee who has been this site’s contributor has been reassigned a role on the management as an editor.
Another warm welcome is extended to Husayn Karimjee who has been assigned the role of a contributor to this site.Husayn’s posts will generally be geared towards younger readers.
I am also pleased to welcome Zaynab Karimjee to this site as a contributor .Zaynab will also be creating posts geared towards younger readers.
Once again, all new executive members are welcomed to the blog management.Readers are sure to enjoy the posts of all management members.A complete list of all the management members has been placed below for reference purposes.
Abbas Karimjee Blog Manager/Administrator
Nurbanu Karimjee Editor
Nisreen O Neil Authour
Husayn Karimjee Head Contributor
Zaynab Karimjee Co Contributor
I look forward to continuing to welcome new management members in the upcoming period.
Enjoy and explore,
Abbas Karimjee,Blog Manager