Personality and past experiences affect our decision-making style. The basic foundation for decision-making models is the recognition that people differ. If you’re basically conservative and uncomfortable with uncertainty, you’re likely to value decision alternatives differently from someone who enjoys uncertainty and risk taking. These facts have led to research that has sought to identify individuals decision-making styles. Understanding how people with access to the same information approach decisions differently can help explain conflicts.
Answer the following questions:
- Discuss the “in-textbook” four different decision-making styles and the different personality types for each.
- How might certain decision styles fit better with specific jobs and employee personalities? Give examples and why you think each style fits each job.
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