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Step 1: Identify & define the problem:
·Advantages of the individual decision making: it won't make the mistake of defining the problem too broadly. ·Disadvantages of the individual decision making: it may make the mistake of defining the problem too narrowly. ·Advantages of the group decision making: Group decisions help to combine individual strengths of the group members and hence has a set of varied skill sets applied in collecting the information. ·Disadvantages of the group decision making: It takes longer to be finalized since there are many opinions to be considered and valued. You only see things based on your own perception.

Step 2: Generate & evaluate possible solutions:
·Advanatges of the individual decision making: You can take immediate action and fast solution to a problem or a situation. You are free from too much diversity in a group which tends to limit cohesiveness . ·Disadvantages of the individual decision making: There may not be so many creative solutions generated when only one person makes the decision. ·Advantages of the group decision making: A group decision gains greater group commitment since everyone has his/her share in gathering a solution. ·Disadvantages of the group decision making: The responsibility and accountability of the decisions are not equally shared in some cases which leads to a split in the group and hence hampers the overall efficiency of the group.

Step 3 : Decide on a preferred course of action:
·Advantages of the individual decision making: you can take immediate action and fast solution to a problem or a solution. ·Disadvantages of the individual decision making: The level of motivation there is in individual decision making is not as strong as when a team is successful enough to create a motivational effect to the members. ·Advanatages of the group decision making: It always means enhanced collective understanding of the course of action to be taken after the decision is...
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