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Decision making is the process of selecting a course of action from among several options in order to achieve a desired result. The decision making capability refers to a person or organization’s ability to effectively evaluate options and make choices that are in line with their goals and objectives. We’ve found that this ability involves several cognitive processes, including problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills, as well as an understanding of the potential consequences of different actions. Decision making is an essential part of effective leadership and management, as it allows individuals and organizations to respond to challenges and opportunities in a proactive and strategic way.

Beginner competence definition

Individuals at a beginner level have a basic understanding of the decision-making process and are able to make simple decisions independently. They may rely heavily on guidance and direction from others, and may struggle with complex decision-making tasks.

Intermediate competence definition

Intermediate-level individuals have a solid understanding of the decision-making process and are able to make decisions independently, even in complex and uncertain situations. They may still seek guidance from others, but are able to consider multiple perspectives and weigh options before making a decision.

Advanced competence definition

Advanced individuals have a deep understanding of the decision-making process and are able to make complex decisions independently, even in high-stakes and uncertain situations. They think critically and strategically, consider multiple perspectives, and make decisions that align with organizational goals and values. They also act as mentors or coaches to others in the decision-making process.


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