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Making Decisions in Business Situations Simulation Analysis

Run the Making Decisions in Business Situations simulation at least once to ensure that you are familiar with the various decision points in the simulation, and the effect that your choices have had on the outcome.

Write a 1050- to 1400-word essay that examines the role of perception in the decision making process. Conduct research to find sources that support your conclusions. Include proper citations and APA style references for all sources. In your essay, be sure to address the following topics:

? What is perception?
? How can a person's perception of others impact an organization's behavior?
? What are the positive and negative effects of using perceptive "shortcuts" when judging others?
? How are decisions in real world organizations actually made?
? How can our perceptions shape ethical or moral decisions?

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Run the Making Decisions in Business Situations simulation at least once to ensure that you are familiar with the various decision points in the simulation, and the effect that your choices have had on the outcome.

Write a 1050- to 1400-word essay that examines the role of perception in the decision making process. Conduct research to find sources that support your conclusions. Include proper citations and APA style references for all sources. In your essay, be sure to address the following topics:

? What is perception?
? How can a person's perception of others impact an organization's behavior?
? What are the positive and negative effects of using perceptive "shortcuts" when judging others?
? How are decisions in real world organizations actually made?
? How can our perceptions shape ethical or moral decisions?

Perception is the way of conceiving something, it is the process of sensing, a way of getting aware of something through the senses. Perception from a different perspective means the course of getting, organizing, selecting and understanding information. In yet another sense perception refers to the feelings, attitudes, and images that people have of their environment, people and places. The perception is dependent on the personal knowledge, heuristics and information. From another standpoint, perception refers to the awareness of the world of the decision maker and its information through the experience of the senses (Broadbent DE 1958). In a more practical sense perception refers to the understanding or apprehending the issues involved in decision making with the application of the mental faculty.
Currently, there is the active perception theory that is gaining support from research. This theory states that there is a dynamic relationship between the description in the brain, senses and the surrounding. In the past the passive perception theory had academic approval and in it there was a sequence of events ...

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This posting discusses the Making Decisions in Business Situation simulation. . It also explains the effects the various decision points have on the outcome of the simulation. It also explores the theoretical base of these decisions. .

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