What does decision making mean?

Definitions for decision making
de·ci·sion mak·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decision making, decidingnoun

    the cognitive process of reaching a decision

    "a good executive must be good at decision making"


  1. decision makingnoun

    The process of reaching a decision.


  1. Decision making

    Decision making can be regarded as the cognitive process resulting in the selection of a course of action among several alternative scenarios. Every decision making process produces a final choice. The output can be an action or an opinion of choice.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Decision Making

    The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of decision making in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of decision making in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of decision making in a Sentence

  1. Matthias Mueller:

    These structural changes speed up the decision-making process, reduce complexity and increase efficiency.

  2. Joseph Votel:

    I am looking for indicators of incompetence, poor decision-making or bad judgment throughout all of this, i was satisfied that none of those indicators that I identified to you were present.

  3. James Thurber:

    She can't recuse herself [if she becomes president], whether it influences her decision making is questionable, but it is a legitimate thing to focus on by her political opposition.

  4. Jeanette Hofmann:

    This is an international issue. We are scandalized when Amazon hears our private conversations at home. But now the government is saying it is going to do the same thing, we privatized a lot of infrastructure and handed over decision making power to the markets. Previously, when citizens believed that the market was abusing that power, they could turn to governments and call for regulation. But this leaves the judicial system as the only alternative left to turn to. And, I think, in the long run, this is a big issue for any democracy.

  5. Bill Whitaker asked.Shelby:

    Race had nothing to do with my decision-making.

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