A small university department was comprised of six male faculty members. During faculty meetings when the department was faced with a difficult decision, a faculty member would suggest they take a break. During the break, four faculty would adjourn to the coffee room and agree on the decision that would be made. This is an example of:
A company that uses a computerized system extensively in their production process from the design stage through the automatic ordering of raw materials through preparation for delivery would be using which type of organizational decision making?
When Tom Smith, CEO of Food Lion reads Modern Grocer, visits other grocery stores to compare prices, and reviews daily sales figures, he is doing activities in which of the following steps of the rational approach?