A decision that I ought to make in the near future involves dance our crew that has been selected to dance in the coming presidential dinner. The decision at stake in to decide the kind of song and dance style, we are to show case at the event. In this case we can use cost benefit analysis by considering the audience that is likely to be present at the event. One example of features involved in our decision is the nature of the event. Our conclusion therefore is that we should be cautious of the songs and dance styles we are to show case at the event because of the dignitary involved and hence we chose to go for non secular music
A root cause is simply something that mainly initiates the happening of an event or effect of an interest. It is always important to determine the root cause of a problem so that to clearly understand the problem better and so that it when addressed it can be fully dealt with (Shapira 2002).
The strategies that can be used to overcome groupthink are recruiting a diverse team, this ensure the group is composed over multitude people with different perspective and this will give rise to challenging and well grounded discussions. Secondly groupthink can be dealt with by encouraging the gathering of outside opinions. This will give the group an opportunity to invite the views of other people outside the group, who should challenge and question the views of the group members (Shapira 2002).
Group shift is a phenomenon in which the group decides to make a decision that is completely different from the inclination that members held at the first instance. Group shift is a negative action because the decision been settled on might not receive in depth analysis in relation to the problem at hand.
Input from employees should be collected before making a decision so that we can have their understanding of the issue at hand and get to gauge their opinion on the same. This is likely to increase the quality of the decision to be made (Shapira 2002).
The two reasons that might lead to plans failing are not been able to understand the environment or focusing on results because team members might find it harder to adapt to the changes of the environment and alternate the plans with the same change. Secondly, cause of plans failing is partial commitment, with little commitment on the plan might make members less focused and killing its main goal (Shapira 2002).
It is important to any change plan to monitor results because this will assist in the determination of gauging if the main goal is been achieved.
Organizational core beliefs and core value are likely to affect change initiatives because the change initiatives may be in line with the sole purpose for the existence of the organizations and may affect the decision making and daily actions in the organization (Shapira 2002).
Shapira, Z. B. (2002). Organizational decision making. Cambridge u.a.: Cambridge Univ. Press.