decision-making

or de·ci·sion mak·ing or de·ci·sion·mak·ing

[ dih-sizh-uh n-mey-king ]
/ dɪˈsɪʒ ənˌmeɪ kɪŋ /

noun

the act or process of making choices or decisions with a group of people, especially in business or politics (often used attributively): decision-making skills.

Nearby words

  1. decision procedure,
  2. decision support system,
  3. decision table,
  4. decision theory,
  5. decision tree,
  6. decisive,
  7. decius,
  8. deck,
  9. deck beam,
  10. deck bolt

Origin of decision-making

First recorded in 1915–20

Related formsde·ci·sion-mak·er, noun

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