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Decisions in Organizations

A Three-Country Comparative Study

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Published by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business information systems,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Organization Theory,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Psychology,
  • Decision Making & Problem Solving,
  • Business & Economics / Business Ethics,
  • Business Ethics,
  • Decision making

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFrank Heller (Editor), Pieter J D Drenth (Editor), Paul L Koopman (Editor), Veljko Rus (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7909329M
    ISBN 10080398054X
    ISBN 109780803980549

    Participative decision-making (PDM) is the extent to which employers allow or encourage employees to share or participate in organizational decision-making (Probst, ). According to Cotton et al. (), the format of PDM could be formal or addition, the degree of participation could range from zero to % in different participative management (PM) stages (Cotton et al. Decisions are to be taken in all managerial functions such as planning, organizing, motivating, directing and controlling and in all functional areas such as production, marketing, finance, personnel, and research and development. It indicates that the decision-making is spread over many areas of the organization. Steps of Decision-Making Process.

    Despite its popularity within organizations, group decision making suffers from a number of disadvantages. We know that groups rarely outperform their best member (Miner, ). While groups have the potential to arrive at an effective decision, they often suffer from process losses. How Organizations Make Better Decisions Page 3 Concerning Sponsorship: Note that this report is intended as an objective assessment. Sponsorship was neither sought nor offered until after the research had been completed and the contents authored. The existence of the sponsorship has, in no way, impacted the conclusions.

      New research has shown that the world’s best managers can overcome biases and reliably make effective decisions by following an approach . What Is Decision Making? Decision making refers to making choices among alternative courses of action—which may also include inaction. While it can be argued that management is decision making, half of the decisions made by managers within organizations fail (Ireland & Miller, ; Nutt, ; Nutt, ). Therefore, increasing effectiveness in decision making is an important part of.


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Decisions and Organizations 1st Edition by James G. March (Author)Cited by: Behavioral Decisions in Organizations 2nd Edition by Alvar O. Elbing (Author)Cited by: This book collects together for the first time over 20 of James March's key essays, including those co-authorised with R.M. Cyert Decisions in Organizations book J.P.

Olsen and others. The coverage Decisions in Organizations book from his early work on the behavioural theory of the firm, through conflict and adaptive rules in organizations, to decision-making under ambiguity (including the famed /5(15).

Decisions in Organizations Robert Gibbons, Niko Matouschek, and John Roberts 1. Introduction. Organizations exist largely to get things done. Determining what should be done, by whom, how, when, and where (and then actually getting it done) requires decisions, and making good decisions depends on the decisionmaker’s having the relevant information.

The decision-making stream of work, drawn upon to write this book, is taken from more than two decades of research into the decision-making practices used by people in organizations and how to improve them.

Articles first appeared in and have continued at a steady pace since then, with several currently in by:   Decision making in organizations is often pictured as a coherent and rational process in which alternative interests and perspectives are considered in an orderly manner until the best choice is selected.

Yet, as most experienced members of organizations will attest, real decision processes seldom fit such a description.

Yet, as many members of organizations have discovered from their own experience, real decision processes in organizations only seldom fit such a description.

This book brings together researchers who focus on cognitive aspects of decision processes, on the one hand, and those who study organizational aspects such as conflict, incentives, power, and ambiguity, on the other. Decision and organization.

A volume in honor of Jacob Marschak. by Jacob Marschak, C. McGuire, Roy Radner, Kenneth Joseph Arrow. Published by Cited by: We study how an organization allocates decisions among agents when the efficient choice of which agent is responsible for decision-making depends on the state of the world.

Two distinct factors shape the optimal scope of decision- making authority: intrinsic differences and induced differences. Organizational decision making (ODM) is broadly conceived here as encompassing both single-actor and multiple actors decisions, taken in a context of continuous relations for purposes of effectiveness.

Research is reviewed distinguishing contributions concerned with the ‘logic’ or with the ‘politics’ of decision making. This chapter is, on the other hand, only incidentally concerned with how decisions should be made. It focuses on how decisions actually happen in organizations and how we might think about decision processes.

It is an introduction, a sketch of ideas that might be relevant to understanding decision making in organizations. Book Description Decision making in organizations is often pictured as a coherent and rational process in which alternative interests and perspectives are considered in an orderly manner until the optimal alternative is by: What's more, many enterprises still pay close attention to 'decisions' and 'decision-making' whilst overlooking the bigger picture: the organizational system within which those decisions get made.

This elegant book is a guide for any public, private, government or non-profit organization that needs a system for making better by: 2. This engaging book examines the way individuals make decisions as well as how they form judgments privately and in the context of the organization.

It also discusses the interplay of group and institutional dynamics and their The Psychology of Decision Making provides an overview of decision making as it relates to management, organizational behavior issues, and research/5(15).

In his book Administrative Behavior: a Study of Decision Making Processes in Administrative Organizations, he makes a very remarkable statement that decision making is the heart of administration.

He went on to add further that the logic and psychology. Decision Making in Public Organizations. In book: Handbook of Decision Making, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Editors: Paul C.

Nutt, David C. Wilson, pp Public sector organizations. The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Decision Making comprehensively surveys theory and research on organizational decision-making, broadly conceived.

Emphasizing psychological perspectives, while encompassing the insights of economics, political science, and sociology, it provides coverage at the individual, group, organizational, and inter-organizational levels of analysis.

Operational decisions or Operating decisions are decisions made to manage day to day business. Any firm which is into any kind of business is faced with decisions they have to take in a day.

These will be as mundane as refilling the water cooler, to as stressful as fulfilling a customers order within minutes. Decision Making refers to a process by which individuals select a particular course of action among several alternatives to produce a desired result.

The main purpose of decision making is to direct the resources of an organization towards a future goals and reduce the gap between the actual position and the desired position through effective problem solving and exploiting business opportunities.

MANAGING POWER AND POLITICS IN ORGANIZATIONS Resistance, Empowerment, Ethics Objectives and learning outcomes By the end of this chapter, you will be able to Appreciate that the central task of any manager is to manage people and that managing people means managing power relations Understand how power is played out in organizational structures.

Psychological: Decisions derived from the needs, desires, preferences, and/or values of the individual making the decision. This type of decision-making is centered on the individual deciding.

Cognitive: This is an integrated feedback system between the individual/organization making a decision, and the broader environment’s reactions to.It is the contention of this book that we must increase our understanding of organizational decision making in general and ethical decision making in particular.

Ethics underlies much of what happens in modern organizations.Decision making refers to making choices among alternative courses of action—which may also include inaction. While it can be argued that management is decision making, half of the decisions made by managers within organizations ultimately fail (Ireland & Miller, ; Nutt, ; Nutt, ).