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●The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
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●Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
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Course Learning Outcomes-Covered
●Describe decision making process for complex issues pertaining to business environment both internally and externally (C.L.O :1)
●Demonstrate effective leadership skills and teamwork capacity for efficient decision making with the problem owners and other stakeholders as either a team member or a team leader. (C.L.O :5)
●Explain and apply critical thinking and cognitive psychology as it pertains to analyze and synthesize information for problem solving and decision making. (C.L.O :3)
●Log in to Saudi Digital Library (SDL) via University’s website
●On first page of SDL, choose “English Databases”
●From the list find and click on EBSCO database.
● In the search bar of EBSCO find the following article:
Title: “7 Strategies for Better Group Decision-Making”
Author: Torben Emmerling and Duncan Rooders
Date of Publication: September 22, 2020
Published: Harvard Business Review
Assignment Questions: (Marks 05)
Read the attached article titled as “7 Strategies for Better Group Decision-Making” by Torben Emmerling and Duncan Rooders, published in Harvard Business Review, and answer the following Questions: [5 Marks]
- Summarize the article and explain the main issues discussed in the article. (In 600-700 words) (Marks 3)
- What do you think about the article in relations to what you have learnt in the course about improving decision-making and problem solving skills? Use additional reference to support you argument. (In 300-500 words) (Marks 2)