Decision-making styles

Overview

Last Published  01 August 2012

This tool highlights a number of decision-making styles and emphasises how the use of these styles is affected by managers' personal preferences. This tool encourages managers to reflect and decide on the most appropriate style to adopt for making current decisions.

Tool aims
  • To give managers a straightforward means of reflecting on their preferred style and the consequences on decisions made.
  • To encourage managers to challenge their preferences in the area of decision-making.
  • To provide a simple structure to enable managers to review how personal preference affects their approach to making current decisions.