Manager’s Decision Support Tools
Read the journal article, “Executive Information Systems: Their impact on Executive Decision Making” ( http://eds.a.ebscohost.com.proxy-library.ashford.edu/eds/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=0&sid=2960bc21-5a32-4bdf-a4eb-2610301844eb%40sessionmgr4006) Based on the information presented in the article, discuss the following:
- The tools executive managers use when making major decisions
- The relationship between the tools the executive managers’ use and the managers’ tasks
- The reasons for using the support tools
What are the types of plans? How are they distinguished from one another? Do you think plans with incremental objectives are more effective than those that contain stretch goals? Why or why not? What role should ethics play with strategic planning? Support your opinion with outside resources.