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Ethics and Culture in Decision Making

1.How might people from different parts of the world approach decision making?

2.How do you address ethics in your decision making?

3.When are group decisions better than individual decisions? When are they not better?

4.Speaking of differences based on where we come from or live: In the USA normal body temperature is 37 degrees Celsius. In Russia it is 36.6 degrees Celsius. Why is it so?

PLEASE EXPLAIN FOR ALL 4 PROBLEMS. THANK YOU

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1. How might people from different parts of the world approach decision
making?
One of the most important criterions that effect "decision making" is knowledge. Sociopolitical, legal, historical forces and the sociocultural context play an important role in the approaches during decision making processes. Decision theory is focused on the understandings and interactions that individuals and groups have with the world. Thus in different parts of the world people have different understandings and they will have the ability to see and analyze the same issues from different aspects. We often make decisions based more on our identity or culture which is a rational balancing of different outcomes.

2. How do ...

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