UT Dallas 2021 Graduate Catalog

OB6356 - Leadership Decision Making

OB 6356 Leadership Decision Making (3 semester credit hours) This course develops leaders in the cutting-edge science and research around decision making in an organizational setting. Students are exposed to the Normative and Behavioral models of decision making. From these models, a thorough examination of the five methods of decision making are covered, including Solo, Inform, Discuss, Recommend, and Consensus. Additionally, measuring constructs are examined that evaluate decision effectiveness quantitatively and qualitatively. These constructs include role clarity, quality, speed, yield, effort, and economic performance correlations. This course provides a broad educational foundation in decision sciences as well as developing the Leader's ability to select appropriate decision models and methods to maximize his or her overall leadership effectiveness. (3-0) S