TYPE OF DECISION MAKER – USAMA NADEEM (RDM)
The factors that could affect the final decision in any circumstances could also depend on the type of decision maker that is taking the decision. Different people can have different personalities and that can certainily impact the final decision and it can also affect the decision making process. A person having an introvert personality will handle the decision making process differently than the person who is an extrovert. Their personality reflects through their decsion making style and can therefore affect the decision. Because an extrovert will be verbal during meetings with his subordinates and will engage people and like communication to take place in any process whereas an introvert does not like to share ideas right till the very end. There could be decision makers, who are emotional and therefore take into account other people's feelings as well. There are people who are thinkers as well and they monitor everything in great depth and through every aspect. And then there are also people who use their intuition to reach decisions and value their intuitive thinking more than anything else.
So, it is really important to look at the type of decision maker because it is an important aspect regarding the decision making process since it can have different types of implications on the process and can therefore affect the decision.
So, now as we know about different types of decision makers, we can judge where we lie in all of these types and then can adjust our style because it is among the most important activity and responsibility inside an organization. This can surely help us in improving our decision making skills.