OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the role of manager’s wisdom in decision making styles.
STUDY DESIGN: A descriptive cross sectional study.
PLACE AND DURATION: At International Islamic University, Islamabad from 2nd February 2017 to 28th September 2017.
METHOD: A Self reported instruments such as Three Dimensional Wisdom Scale and general decision making style inventory to evaluate wisdom and decision making styles was distributed among the study participants based on convenient sampling technique.
RESULTS: There were hundred managers with 28-60 years of age range (44±9.66). There was a significant correlation in wisdom and decision making styles (p<.001). For regression analysis, linear regression showed significant wisdom role in decision making styles among managers (p<.001).
CONCLUSION: The quality of being wise in managers can allow them to take valuable decisions from various decision making styles based on limited and adequate resources. The findings revealed that wisdom experienced by managers positively affected rational, intuitive and spontaneous decision making styles and negatively affected dependent and avoidant decision making style.
KEY WORDS: Wisdom, Decision, Managers, Rational, Intuitive, Spontaneous, Dependent, Avoidant.
HOW TO CITE THIS:
Alvi SM, Ali SAZ, Shah AA, Khalily MT, Irfan MS, Noor A. Role of Wisdom in Decision Making Styles among Managers. Isra Med J.