Which of the following is a guideline for managers to avoid the negative effects of cognitive biases?Concentrate on planning for the future instead of conducting a retrospective analysis.Reward middle managers irrespective of whether they fail or succeed to implement a decision.Rank various alternatives even when all relevant information is not available.List the criteria that are being used to assess and evaluate alternatives.Persist with economically superior alternatives despite the threat of cannibalization.
__________ is the final step in implementing strategy.Drafting detailed action plans that specify how a strategy is to be implementedAllocating responsibility for implementation to the appropriate individuals or groupsEstablishing a timetable for implementation that includes precise, measurable goals linked to the attainment of the action planHolding specific individuals or groups responsible for the attainment of corporate, divisional, and functional goalsAllocating appropriate resources to the responsible individuals or groups
6Discuss the three important techniques that managers can use to promote creativity in group decision-making. As a manager, which of the three techniques do you feel you might use? Why? As a manager, which one of the three techniques do you feel you probably would not use? Why?