With all the options available today it is hard to settle on one thing easily.
Also, because I came from a science background and because I had never taken a course in business, I was a little hesitant in moving into a business related field.
The first alternative which was to find a similar course back home didn’t reap satisfactory results as either the cost of tuition or university expectation was too high.
The second alternative was to find a job in a research laboratory after graduation.
Decision making is a process that plays an important role in our daily lives.
Some decisions are not that important whereas other important decisions, when carefully carried out, can change the course of our lives.
Here we use information from past experiences to solve problems that we are quite familiar with (John Campling, 2006) .
Non programmed decisions usually solve problems that are unanticipated and occur less often and rely on personal attributes such as intuition, creativity, experience, judgment etc (Christensen, 1968).
They should pick an alternative that will maximize their chance of achieving the objectives (Heracleous, 1994).
My major dilemma was choosing a course of study for my Masters degree.