1. When making a decision it is human      nature to make assumptions. Understanding the assumptions along with the      consequences should those assumptions be incorrect is important.  A      best practice when making a decision is to make a list of any assumptions      that exist.  Discuss a decision you have made in the past in your      professional life that was based on assumptions that proved to be      incorrect.  What were the consequences and how did you handle the      resulting situation?
  2. There are many different decision      making models available such as: the rational model; the seven step model;      and the Carnegie model to name a few.  What are the pros and cons of      managers using decision making models? 
  3. What factors should be taken into      consideration when collecting data for a strategic decision?

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