Groupthink Versus High-Quality Decision Making in by Mark Schafer,Scott Crichlow

By Mark Schafer,Scott Crichlow

Are stable and undesirable results considerably stricken by the decision-making technique itself? certainly they're, in that sure decision-making thoughts and practices restrict the power of policymakers to accomplish their ambitions and enhance the nationwide curiosity.

The good fortune of coverage usually activates the standard of the decision-making method. Mark Schafer and Scott Crichlow establish the standards that give a contribution to solid and undesirable policymaking, resembling the personalities of political leaders, the constitution of decision-making teams, and the character of the alternate among partaking participants. studying thirty-nine foreign-policy situations throughout 9 administrations and incorporating either statistical analyses and case stories, together with a close exam of the choice to invade Iraq in 2003, the authors pinpoint the criteria which are prone to bring about profitable or failed choice making, they usually recommend how one can enhance the method. Schafer and Crichlow express how the staffing of key workplaces and the constitution of important decision-making our bodies be certain the trail of an management even prior to issues are brought. also, they hyperlink the mental features of leaders to the standard in their selection processing. there is not any higher paintings on hand on figuring out and enhancing the dynamics of up to date selection making.

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