HyperDic: decision_making

English > 1 sense of the expression decision making:
NOUNcognitiondecision making, decidingthe cognitive process of reaching a decision
English > decision making: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe cognitive process of reaching a decision.
Example"a good executive must be good at decision making"
Narrowerchoice, pick, selectionThe person or thing chosen or selected
cull, rejectThe person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
determinationDeciding or controlling something's outcome or nature
eclecticism, eclectic methodmaking decisions on the basis of what seems best instead of following some single doctrine or style
groupthinkdecision making by a group (especially in a manner that discourages creativity or individual responsibility)
judgment, judgement, judgingThe cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions
option, alternative, choiceOne of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
reversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaroundA decision to reverse an earlier decision
settlement, resolution, closureSomething settled or resolved
umpirage, officiation, officiating, refereeingThe act of umpiring
Broaderhigher cognitive processcognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use
Spanishdecisión, toma de decisiones
Catalanpresa de decisions

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