The paper "Team-Based Decision Making: Effectiveness and Ineffectiveness" is an engrossing example of coursework on management. Leaders have an important role in determining the direction organizations take, and these leaders employ different strategies. The crucial strategy is decision making, and leaders have to see the significance of different decision-making strategies. Some of the decision-making approaches include team-based decision making, leader-centered, and team-centered. Leaders in the healthcare sector have to appreciate the strength and weaknesses of these approaches to determine the appropriateness of utilization depending on scenarios. The paper discusses the strengths and weaknesses of team-based decision making, challenges the health care leaders to face in making decisions in a team environment, the difference between team-centered and leader-centered leadership, and strategies to address these challenges. Team-Based Decision Making: Effectiveness/Ineffectiveness Team decision-making process has numerous benefits to an organization and the development of institutional requirements.
Team decision making involves more individuals in the decision-making process, which contributes to better decisions since the individuals involved have greater expertise or knowledge to address the subject problem (Swayne, Duncan & Ginter 2012). The team incorporates a collaborative approach in which divergent views are considered and also the problem can be viewed from different perspectives enabling understanding the problem resulting in the formulation of effective strategic decisions.
It also enables the team members to generate a wider range of values representing the concerns and issues at the stake of the decision process (McGorry, Bates & Birchwood, 2013). It is imperative to note that the marketplace and labor force are homogenous when it comes to needs, values, and backgrounds. Employing a divergent view when it comes to the decision-making process offers an organization with a competitive advantage, which addresses the requirements of the company (Lussier & Achua, 2015).
Thus, team-based decision making is important in providing diverse perspectives highlighting the different facets of the problem, and solutions are premised on the wider perspective of the entities involved in the decisions/problems.
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