Psychological aspects of decision-making in problem situations

Authors

  • Marks A. Kremen'
  • Aleksandr P. Gerasimchik State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; ul. Mashinostroiteley, 25, Minsk, 220118, Belarus

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33408/2519-237X.2017.1-4.479

Keywords:

problem, decision-makin, risk, manager, problem situation, managerial decision

Abstract

Purpose. The article is devoted to the research of psychological aspects of decision-making in problem situations.

Methods. The results of the research of decision-making problems by different authors are generalized, as well as their scientific theories and practical recommendations.

Findings. The algorithm of managerial decision-making and its implementation is proposed. The criteria of determining the issues that need urgent decision-making are presented. Psychological characteristics, procedure, and principles of collective decision-making are given.

Application field of research. The results of the study can be used in practical activity of managers of different levels.

Conclusions. The effectiveness of decision-making by the manager is not only determined by his knowledge of subject, but also by the theory and practice of managerial decision-making.

Author Biographies

Marks A. Kremen'

Grand PhD in Psychological Sciences, Professor

Aleksandr P. Gerasimchik, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; ul. Mashinostroiteley, 25, Minsk, 220118, Belarus

First Deputy Head of the University; PhD in Psychological Sciences, Associate Professor

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Published

2017-10-26

How to Cite

Kremen’ М. and Gerasimchik А. (2017) “Psychological aspects of decision-making in problem situations”, Journal of Civil Protection, 1(4), pp. 479–487. doi: 10.33408/2519-237X.2017.1-4.479.

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