: the act or process of deciding something especially with a group of people
The project will require some difficult decision-making.
All members of the organization have a role in decision-making.
often used before another noun
the company's decision-making process

Examples of decision-making in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This groundbreaking standard was designed to ensure that the voices of the community were not only acknowledged but actively incorporated into decision-making processes. Charlotte Observer, 8 Feb. 2024 By the time Botha took the helm of Sequoia as its senior steward in July 2022, the firm’s decision-making ethos mirrored Botha’s partiality to making tough calls. Sasha Rogelberg, Fortune, 7 Feb. 2024 CPAs are involved in critical financial decision-making processes, tax strategies, payroll services, and audit management, roles that command a premium in the job market. Bryce Welker, Miami Herald, 2 Feb. 2024 Test your decision-making skills in bespoke story events and explore marketing opportunities with content creators. Jennifer Maas, Variety, 1 Feb. 2024 Eventually the probe provided an ugly look at the decision-making process at Boeing. Chris Isidore, CNN, 30 Jan. 2024 McAnally says, recalling the family’s decision-making process. Nancy Kruh, Peoplemag, 30 Jan. 2024 There is some truth to the training and decision-making arguments. Stephen Biddle, Foreign Affairs, 29 Jan. 2024 The movie takes viewers inside the three branches of the simulation, showcasing the intense decision-making techniques of people who’ve actually been read-in on some of the gravest moments in our country’s recent history. Jada Yuan, Washington Post, 25 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Decision-making.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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