DECISION MAKING TOOLS
FROM "WEIGHTING" TO "GRIDS"
Decisions can sometimes be difficult to make when there are lots of tradeoffs and values involved. To make those decisions more clear we will often use the process of "giving weight" to various alternatives.
The term "weighting" is applied in decision making not in terms of "lbs of weight" but in terms of "value". Something is given more weight when it has more value. If it "weighs" more it has more value. And, of course, we want to do what gives us the best payoff value!
Whent to use a "decision matrix"
Examples of "weighting"
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