Definition of decision-making in English:

decision-making

noun

  • The action or process of making decisions, especially important ones.

    ‘the system encourages workers' participation in corporate decision-making’
    • ‘This model permits simple cost-benefit analysis in the context of the criminal decision making process.’
    • ‘The state was the locus of political decision-making for society.’
    • ‘Speed has become a defining quality of successful decisionmaking.’
    • ‘The very nature of democracy requires public input into decision-making, not technocrats deciding what is good for the public.’
    • ‘The remainder of this section explores the implications of these conclusions for pedagogical decision-making.’
    • ‘Selling calves at weaning provided the most variation in the decision-making outcomes.’
    • ‘The balance of rational decision-making seems to point against the link.’
    • ‘The moment we get into murky decision-making processes, everybody has an alibi.’
    • ‘However, in the absence of a definitively positive trial, many consider meta-analysis inadequate evidence for clinical decision making.’
    • ‘This ensures effective decision-making in employing all rescue assets.’
    • ‘The present centralised structure of the education system does not lend itself to agility in decision-making.’
    • ‘A camp may want to help campers improve decision-making skills.’
    • ‘In the past decision-making within the company was very centralized.’
    • ‘For students of U.S. national security decision making, this book is a superb case study.’
    • ‘The Executive Council is the highest decision-making authority.’
    • ‘Identifying high-risk patients is also important in therapeutic decision making.’
    • ‘By nature, strategic leadership requires consequential decision making.’
    • ‘Participants were asked a number of questions in the interview that pertained to couple decision making.’
    • ‘The present study examined the effects of integrating an ethical decision making process into a high school community service program.’
    • ‘The former cabinet secretary has long been critical of the decline of cabinet decision-making.’

Pronunciation:

decision-making

/dəˈsiZHənˌmākiNG/