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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CLEAR DECISION RULES

CLARIFYING THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT STRUCTURAL ELEMENT OF GROUP DECISION-MAKING

  • The Benefits of Having a Clear Decision Rule
  • Common Decision Rules Without a Decision Rule
  • Uses and Implications of Major Decision Rules
  • How Different Decision Rules Affect Participation

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This diagram depicts two entirely different domains of group behavior: the period of discussion and the period of implementation. During a discussion, people think. They discuss. They consider their options. During the implementation, people act on what they've decided. Thus, for example, during a discussion, participants might figure ...

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