A decision is a commitment to action; a managerial decision is usually a commitment by the manager for other people to act. This means that much of decision making is about controlling the activities of other people. In this topic, we show how the important function of control can be understood through the lens of decision making.
The objectives for this session are to:
- See the relationship between control and decision making.
- Appreciate the different forms that control can take.
- Consider how you can be more effective in your decision making and controlling