Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2001 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Carl M. Harris

Strategic choice

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0611-X_1007

A problem structuring method which assists in the strategic management of uncertainty and commitment. It is an interactive method for facilitating group decision-making. It provides techniques and processes for the agreement of a problem focus, the identification of feasible decision schemes, the establishment of a working shortlist, and paired comparisons designed to highlight relevant uncertainty. Outputs are structured into a commitment package of decisions, exploratory actions and deferred choices. Problem structuring methods.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Robert H. Smith School of BusinessUniversity of MarylandCollege PartUSA
  2. 2.School of Information Technology & EngineeringGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA