Collective Decision Making as the Actualization of Decision Potential
Andrej Ule ()
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Andrej Ule: University of Ljubljana
Interdisciplinary Description of Complex Systems - scientific journal, 2009, vol. 7, issue 2, pages 90-105
This paper presents some characteristics and dilemmas of collective decision making. Collective decision making could be presented as the process of successive crystallization of dominant alternatives under the influence of different decision contexts from primary given decision potentials. This process is presented as the many-phased process of the acting of contextually dependent "energizing factors" of the collective decision making on the "attractiveness matrix" of outcomes of collective decisions. The attractiveness matrix determines the attractiveness for each alternative of decision, and the most attractive alternative in the given situation presents the rational decision in the given situation. In the final phase of decision making holds a context which gets a simplified attractiveness matrix. It corresponds to the common decision for one of the alternatives.
Keywords: collective decision making; rationality; decision potential; joint outcomes; energizing (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D79 D83 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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