Question Answer
to give up something to resolve a conflict compromise
clash of ideas or values conflict
the choice between two or more possibilities decision
the steps one takes to make the best decision decision-making process
to look at closely and judge evaluate
the course of action one decides to take at the end of the decision-making process plan
anything a person has or uses to reach a goal resource
a decision or plan that can be changed tentative
Identify the decision you must make. Be as specific as possible. Narrow your ideas so that you can focus on just one decision. Define your needs or wants
When you analyze something, you carefully study all its parts. Analyze Your Resources
Possible choices. There are usually at least two options whenever you face a decision. Identify Your Options
Find out as much as you can about your options. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Gather Information
When you appraise your choices, you judge their value or importance to you. Review the information you've gathered. Evaluate Your Options
This is the point where you actually decide. Now is the time to choose one of your options. Make a Decision
A decision is not real until you take action on your choice. When you make a decision, you set a goal for yourself. Plan How to Reach Your Goal