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Ana Gadea Prez Decision Making-Case Spring Semester 2012 BUS 302 Business Strategy

INDIVIDUAL REFLECTION
Introducing causal mapping in a decision making case is an useful tool to develop, practice and link all the competence that as futures managers require as communication skills, working in group, have a complete visual overview of the problems and analyzing capacity. But not only for managers can we use in our personal life in all the situations that we have to face in our life. Using causal mapping provides more benefits as Rethink the ideas to gives a logical structure, make connection between all of them providing the opportunity for converge thinking that enriches the work in which the group operates. This tool help to the group to make a better quality decision using the discussion of the different points of view and opinions and looking for the causes and consequences of each decision to reach the best. It provides the opportunity to each member to participate, dialogue and give rational arguments to convince others or maybe change your opinion understanding that there is not only one way to resolve the decision in order to reach a shared understanding of the options available. However this technique has its disadvantages as This technique is a

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Ana Gadea Prez Decision Making-Case Spring Semester 2012 BUS 302 Business Strategy

Through this technique, we can learn organizational behavior and defining roles to each member of the group. In the group there were four different roles that Also is a mean to understand different ways of approach to the problems depending on his/her cultural background and patterns as give a solution depending on the risk that the decision involves. Although in the group didnt really have language barriers, the map and the visualization of the different solutions helped us to express ourselves and to communicate ideas to each other and, particularly, I have had the opportunity to improve my English communication skills. In conclusion, personally I think the causal mapping help to the group