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Discuss how decisions are made in your workgroup. What model is used?

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In my workgroup when the problem given to the workgroup is such that it will have to work for more than two weeks on it the rational model is used. When decisions are to be made for projects lasting less than two weeks the normative model is used. Finally, when decisions are to be made for projects that are likely to continue for more than two months, the critical model is used. ...

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