Effective Decision-Making in Leadership: Strategies and Team Participation

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TLDR Effective decision-making in leadership involves considering different decision-making strategies and the level of team member participation.

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    The normative model of decision-making is a leadership model that helps managers determine the level of team member participation in the decision-making process.
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    Your family has different food preferences, so you can either make separate dishes for each person or have a discussion to decide on a meal that everyone can enjoy, like tacos.
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    I made decisions without consulting others, but it backfired when my family demanded things they knew I couldn't cook.
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    In leadership, there are different decision-making strategies such as autocratic behavior, consultative strategy, and facilitation strategy.
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    I gather everyone, demand unanimous agreement, present the problem, delegate decision-making to my wife or kids, and usually end up ordering takeout due to my laziness to cook.
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    The manager's role is to provide resources while the team makes the decision, and the effectiveness of the decision depends on the degree of team participation.
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    The autocratic strategy is best when you have expertise, confidence, team acceptance, and limited time; consultative or collaborative style is appropriate when you need information, defined problem, team buy-in, and enough time; democratic strategy is used when...
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    The team member's knowledge, consultation with the team, and efficient teamwork are essential for decision-making aligned with organizational goals.

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  • What is the key idea of the video?

    — The key idea of the video is that effective decision-making in leadership involves considering different decision-making strategies and the level of team member participation.

  • Why is effective decision-making important in leadership?

    — Effective decision-making is important in leadership because it can lead to better outcomes, increased team satisfaction, and improved collaboration.

  • What factors should leaders consider in decision-making?

    — Leaders should consider different decision-making strategies and the level of team member participation when making decisions.

  • How can leaders involve team members in decision-making?

    — Leaders can involve team members in decision-making by seeking their input, encouraging open communication, and fostering a collaborative environment.

  • What are the benefits of involving team members in decision-making?

    — Involving team members in decision-making can lead to increased engagement, ownership of decisions, and diverse perspectives that can result in better decision outcomes.

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