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How to improve your decision-making process

Walkers cross the Dovedale stepping stones in the Peak District in August 2017.
Reuters/Darren Staples
When making hard decisions, it helps to follow a deliberate process.
  • Walter Frick
By Walter Frick

Membership editor


Making decisions is a part of every job, but something we often do without much thought. However, it is possible to improve decision-making skills with practice. And when making hard decisions or particularly important or contentious ones, it helps to follow a deliberate process. For our field guide to decision making, Quartz spoke to more than a dozen experts, and reviewed books and research to distill the critical steps.

Six steps in the decision-making process

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