Rational Decision Making Style

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Personality traits appear to play an influential role in the development of decision making. Personalities that are more negative are traditionally associated with greater distress while more outgoing and positive personalities generally experience positive outcomes in decision making (Duggan et al., 1995).Various decision-making activities are potentially the main theme to influence the judge's personality, attitudes, and past experience or other factors, that have been shown to operate in other areas of human behavior. While the personality of judges also plays a significant role in the powerful decision-making process (Radin, 1999). As Justice Systems occupy a central position among public and government level. The reason is that an independent…show more content…
Furthermore, decision-making styles are divided into; Rational Decision Making Style is characterized by the thorough search for a logical evaluation of the alternatives. Intuitive Decision Making Style is characterized by the reliance on hunches and feelings. Dependent Decision Making Style is characterized by the search for advice and direction by others. Avoidant Decision Making Style is characterized by attempts to avoid decision making. Spontaneous Decision Making Style involves taking the decision at the spur of the moment.
Mau (1995) defined decision-making as the process of choosing between different alternatives while in the focus of pursuing one's goal. Numerous researchers consider decision-making style to be a habitual response pattern, which is influenced by characteristics of both the individual and the situation. (Scott & Bruce, 1995; Thunholm,
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Individuals with neuroticism personality are pre-occupied, reluctant and incompetent in taking initiatives that are why they avoid decision making. Lack of self-efficacy and stress is positively related avoidant decision-making style. Avoidance in leadership, decision-making, and conflict management is considered inappropriate (Scott & Bruce, 1995).
Thunholm(2008) shows that stress-laden individuals with neuroticism are avoidant decision makers. Individuals with neuroticism personality types are pre-occupied, reluctant and incompetent in taking initiatives that are why they avoid decision making and conflict management (McCrae & Costa, 1990). Another research supports this hypothesis, Avoidance in leadership, decision making and conflict management is considered inappropriate (Bass & Reggio,
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