The paper "Decision-Making Processes - Abudhabi Executive Council" is a perfect example of a management research paper. During recent years, Abu Dhabi, one of the seven emirates in the United Arab Emirates, has seen rapid advancements in information technology and intensified globalisation. The cumulative changes today present a forceful country with a continuously increasing population, social consumption, inflation, as well as limited resources. This also presents a rapidly changing business environment, where Abu Dhabi’ s decision-making organ must contend with multiple decisions each day. Currently, the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, which is the Emirate of Abu Dhabi’ s local decision-making organ that helps the Ruler in carrying out his duties and responsibilities.
The Council also conducts meetings regularly in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to deliberate on issues referred to it by the emirate’ s departments and local authorities regarding the developments in the government-funded projects and improving governmental performance. The decision-makers at Abu Dhabi consist of chairpersons of the local government authorities and departments, in addition to a set of members Ruler, appoint. As Stephenson (2012) notes, they are often compelled to make decisions despite their unwillingness to do so, or based on undue influences such as corruption.
Mansour (2010) notes that decision-making is unavoidable, as explicitly avoiding making a decision also amounts to actually making a decision. Stephenson (2012) also remarks that making many fast decisions on many bizarre and unusual dilemmas introduces a new aspect into management, which forces the Abu Dhabi Executive Council’ s members to be anxious about making decisions in the already capricious environment to make more decisions more rapidly. Stephenson (2012) concludes that the most difficult part when it comes to managing an organization in the present-day business environment is making the right decisions. The administrators at the Abu Dhabi Executive Council dedicate significant efforts to making the right decisions for the decision-making.
On the other hand, some practitioners and theorists view decision-making to be at the core of administrative function. The modern-day administrators, as a result, have to identify their duty to study and radically improve their understanding of the decision-making processes, in addition to the associated theories and approaches, techniques, as well as advance their personal decision skills.
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