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Extra credit powerpoint#2


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Extra credit powerpoint#2

  1. 1. Decisions in Communication Luis Espinoza Speech 104 November 13, 2011
  2. 2. Objective <ul><li>Through out our lives we are faced with many choices, we strive to think critically how to choose the best decision possible. Below are to two types of decision that we constantly exercise throughout our days. </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary </li></ul><ul><li>Involuntary </li></ul>
  3. 3. Voluntary Decision <ul><li>Occur when we consciously think about our decisions </li></ul><ul><li>For example: Going to the grocery store and consciously deciding whether to buy apples or oranges. </li></ul><ul><li>Which one would you choose? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Involuntary: <ul><li>Occurs when we react subconsciously when making a decision. Our brain reacts to stimuli based on habit or ritual. </li></ul><ul><li>For example: When we pour cereal in a bowl, we automatically pour milk on the cereal without consciously thinking about; our brains reacts to repetitive and habitual processes. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Discovering your decision making style <ul><li>There are four Basic Behavior Categories: </li></ul><ul><li>Driver (The Bull) </li></ul><ul><li>Expressive (The Eagle) </li></ul><ul><li>Amiable (The Bee) </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical (The Bloodhound) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Driver ( The Bull) <ul><li>A person that identifies themselves as with a work style of a Driver then their decision making style will that of a Bull. </li></ul><ul><li>Persons with this style make decisions based on facts rather than feelings. They give the impression that they know what they want and how to achieve it. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Expressive ( The Eagle) <ul><li>Persons with an Expressive work style is said to have the decision style of and Eagle. </li></ul><ul><li>These people are known to be extroverted, they base their decisions on feelings rather than facts on existing beliefs rather than observation. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Amiable (The Bee) <ul><li>The Amiable work style is best related the decision style of a bee. </li></ul><ul><li>The persons who considered themselves Amiable are known to make decisions on feelings rather than facts on what is observed rather than pre-established emotions. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Analytical (The Bloodhound) <ul><li>A person identified with an Analytical work style is considered to have a decision making style that of a bloodhound. </li></ul><ul><li>Persons with this decision making style base their decisions on facts rather than feelings on what is observed rather than pre-established emotions. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>It is important to identify ourselves with our own decision making style. By better understanding how we exercise our decision process we will have the ability to control and analyze our voluntary and involuntary decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Now, based on the information provided what decision making style do you associate yourself with? </li></ul>