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decision

[di′sizh·ən]
(computer science)
The computer operation of determining if a certain relationship exists between words in storage or registers, and taking alternative courses of action; this is effected by conditional jumps or equivalent techniques.

Decision

 

in law, an enactment of a soviet of people’s deputies or its executive committee, within the rights vested in it. A decision is adopted at a session of a soviet or at a session of its executive committee by a majority vote. The so-called mandatory decisions, which entail administrative responsibility if they are violated, constitute a special group.

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Let us focus on making more important decisions, such as career choices, buying a house or car, investing your life savings and major business matters.
Enova Decisions Cloud takes the existing technology that Enova Decisions developed to successfully execute decisions for its clients and builds on it to give clients more control.
Significant administrative decisions refers to important public policies and measures regarding public services, market supervision and more, significant plans regarding the development of economy and society and major public policies and measures regarding development and protection of essential natural and cultural resources.
Decision theory offers a formal approach, often seen as a rational way to handle managerial decisions.
* Activity steps: create and control an adequate plan comprising effort, tasks, schedule and resources (typically a part of the project plan), select and adapt the evaluation criteria for alternatives, select evaluation method, identify, collect or generate alternative solutions, consider previous similar decisions (if available).
Importantly, please also recognize that relying on financial data alone can lead us to sub-optimal decisions. The message here is that we need a robust technique for handling multi-criteria decision making, and for validating decisions.
The decision aid reliance research cited above examines decision aids with inputs provided by the researcher and measures reliance as the difference between decision aid recommendations and decision aid users' decisions.
Leadership team members--such as the chief business officer, controller, and chief planning officer--make final decisions on resource allocation.
Certain Supreme Court decisions are burned into the public consciousness: Roe v.
We almost never think about administrative law and the workings of the hundreds of bureaucrats and administrative tribunals that make decisions that affect everything from the food that gets stocked at grocery stores and the licensing of businesses, to whether or not a car is roadworthy.
If a person is to experience personal satisfaction, quality of life and empowerment, they must have the ability to make choices and decisions regarding his or her own life (Kosciulek, 1999).
What should be prominent in providers' minds are helping to assist and counsel those with issues such as grief and bereavement, reconciling them to their decisions, and helping residents and families move toward the final transitions of life.