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Mgt 350 - Decision-Making Model Analysis

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Essay title: Mgt 350 - Decision-Making Model Analysis

Decision-Making Model Analysis


Decision-Making Model Analysis

In his book, Experience and Education, John Dewey, a United States philosopher and teacher, defined the nature of reflective thought as "active, persistent, and careful consideration of any belief or supposed form of knowledge in the light of the grounds that support it and the further conclusion to which it tends" (1938, p.9). Critical thinking includes the evaluation of the value, correctness, or validity of diverse proposals, leading to an acceptable and supportable decision or course of action This paper analyzes a model for decision-making and how this model reflects the methods used in a recent job-related decision made by this writer. In addition, this paper discusses how critical thinking affected this job-related decision (Dewey, 1938).

Models for decision-making vary in nature from simple to complex. The model this writer chose to demonstrate a recent job decision is simplistic but effective. Decision-making models need not be elaborate but should be effective

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