The elimination of selected barriers in the decision making process

Ivana Mazalová, Jiří Richter


The article presents the partial conclusions of the research Solving Unstructured Decision-Making Problems in the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic. The research was conducted in the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic in the form of a questionnaire survey and semi-structured interviews. The respondents were employees of the ministry working at all managerial levels. The subject of research was the issue of effective problem-solving in the Ministry of Defence. The aim of this article is to identify the key barriers to effective decision- making and to propose general principles to eliminate these barriers.


Decision-making; decision-making process; critical factors in decision-making; evaluating barriers to decision-making process; elimination of barriers; problem-solving

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