decision-making

decision-making deˈcision-ˌmaking noun [uncountable]
the process of making important business, political, or legal decisions:

• government proposals aimed at improving the quality of decision-making by the High Court

• Lobbyists will always try to influence the government's decision-making process.

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decision-maker UK US noun [C]
a person who decides things, especially at a high level in an organization: »

She faces long hours and extreme pressure in her position as the top decision-maker in the company.

decision-making noun [U]
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Most investors use the internet as part of their decision-making process.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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