This section offers the user information on how to apply various decision-making techniques to reach the right choices for them and for their business.
Problem solving and decision making are important skills for business and life. Problem solving often involves decision making, and decision making is especially important for management and leadership.
Preparation is at the heart of everything we do. Even seemingly simple and impulsive actions involve a process of understanding and decision-making which we may take for granted. By improving your comprehension of situations and decision-making ability you can improve the speed and efficiency of the process, for personal or professional gain.
Military strategist John Boyd suggested every decision we make is reached through a cycle of Observe-Orient-Decide-Act, which he named the OODA Loop. He suggested improving the mental processes required for each stage, anyone could develop their decision-making abilities. And by actively considering the stages of the cycle, long-term goals and projects could also be realised.