MGT422 Case 4
Decision Making for Leaders
Dr. Robert Touro
Trident University International
Every day, leaders must make a variety of challenging decisions. There are choices for group decision-making, consultation, and intuitive decision-making. A leader's essential skill is making decisions based on the best available options to handle particular problems.
The Vroom-Yetton model
If you want your leaders to make the correct choices and lead effectively, then the Vroom-Yetton model is for you! (Rigolosi, 2005). The Vroom-Yetton paradigm permits using multiple approaches and styles by answering seven questions applicable to every option.
As a leader, you face the problem of deciding daily. It is possible to make decisions based on one's own experience and intuition, to seek the advice of others, or to form collective opinions. Choosing the appropriate leadership style for a particular situation is crucial. Decision-making methods and leadership styles may be determined by using the Vroom-Yetton model. By answering seven questions, the Vroom-Yetton model gives leaders a choice of leadership styles and strategies from which to pick (Gelles, De La Merced, 2014). With a 70% interest in Sprint, Masayoshi Son is considered a maverick for turning around the Japanese mobile phone industry. He intends to do the same in the United States. Even before the announcement of the merger, speculation was rampant that Sprint and T-Mobile would join together, if accurate, it would unite the third and fourth-biggest U.S. mobile