Chapter 6 Overview of the Ideal Decision Making Model

DOI: 10.4324/9781003198062-6


The Ideal Decision Making Model (IDMM) is a ten-step model that can be used to diagram and make any type of business strategy decision that requires more than a superficial analysis and documentation to effectively reach the optimum solution. It is typically applied to autonomous work teams, but may also be applied by an individual decision maker. The steps in this process are sequential in nature, although some steps may be omitted or replaced as needed. The suggested ten steps are as follows:

  1. Document the decision to be made in a charter
  2. Identify the scope of the decision
  3. Collect initial data and survey the customers and stakeholders
  4. Define ...

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