publication . Article . 2014

The application of a selection of decision-making techniques by employees in a transport work environment in conjunction with their perceived decision-making success and practice : original research

Theuns F.J. Oosthuizen;
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  • Published: 17 Mar 2014 Journal: Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management, volume 8 (issn: 2310-8789, eissn: 1995-5235, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AOSIS
Abstract
<jats:p>A lack of optimum selection and application of decision-making techniques, in conjunction with suitable decision-making practice and perception of employees in a transport work environment demands attention to improve overall performance. Although multiple decision-making techniques exist, five prevalent techniques were considered in this article, namely the Kepner-Tregoe, Delphi, stepladder, nominal group and brainstorming techniques. A descriptive research design was followed, using an empirical survey which was conducted among 210 workers employed in a transport work environment and studying in the field of transport management. The purpose was to est...
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free text keywords: Nominal group, Empirical survey, Brainstorming, Descriptive research, Computer science, Work environment, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Delphi, computer.programming_language, computer, Knowledge management, business.industry, business, Operations management, nominal, Shipment of goods. Delivery of goods, HF5761-5780, Transportation and communications, HE1-9990
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publication . Article . 2014

The application of a selection of decision-making techniques by employees in a transport work environment in conjunction with their perceived decision-making success and practice : original research

Theuns F.J. Oosthuizen;