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.
- de·ci·sion-mak·er, noun
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How to use decision-making in a sentence
That gross abuse should be among the products of such all-prior-bets-are-off decision making is hardly surprising.Why Did We Panic After 9/11 and Ignore All We Knew About Responding to Security Threats? | Deborah Pearlstein | December 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We need to reinforce the message that decision-making, the power of choices, is also important.
Even before the shooting, he worried that concern for their safety would affect his decision-making.A Belgian Prince, Gorillas, Guerrillas & the Future of the Congo | Nina Strochlic | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This could shift global media decision-making from its familiar New York-Los Angeles axis to the Bay Area.Battle of the Upstarts: Houston vs. San Francisco Bay | Joel Kotkin | October 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The action focuses on the decision-making process of a movie studio hotshot.
The addition of virtual reality and other technical aids will enhance and potentially quicken individual decision-making ability.Shock and Awe | Harlan K. Ullman
The decision making railroad corporations public, also makes their roads public highways extending throughout the country.Monopolies and the People | D. C. Cloud
It provides step by step procedures for applying computer-like decision making to daily living.
These individual checklists are tied together in a broad flowchart that provides a sequential decision making pathway.
This is contrasted to happenstance decision making based on impulsiveness and wishful thinking.