College of Administrative and Financial Sciences Assignment 3 Decision Making & Problem

College of Administrative and Financial Sciences

Assignment 3

Decision Making & Problem Solving (MGT312)

Deadline for students: End of Week 13 (4/12/[email protected] 23:59)

(To be posted/released to students on BB anytime in Week 11)

Course Name: Decision Making & Problem Solving

Student’s Name:

Course Code: MGT312

Student’s ID Number:

Semester: 1st


Academic Year: 1442/1443 H, First Semester

For Instructor’s Use only

Instructor’s Name: Suliman Alazzaz

Students’ Grade: /5

Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low


This assignment is an individual assignment.

Due date for Assignment 3 is by the end of Week 13 (04/12/2021).

The Assignment must be submitted only in WORD format via allocated folder.

Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.

Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented. This also includes filling your information on the cover page.

Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.

Late submitted assignments will NOT be entertained.

Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.

All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).

Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.

Course Learning Outcomes-Covered

Define different perspectives and concepts of problem solving in diverse contexts and business situations. (C.L.O :2)

Demonstrate decision tools and employ appropriate analytical business models to break down complex issues. (C.L.O :4)

Demonstrate effective leadership skills and teamwork capacity for efficient decision making with the problem owners and other stakeholders as either a team member or a team leader. (C.L.O :5)

Assignment Instructions:

Log in to Saudi Digital Library (SDL) via University’s website

On first page of SDL, choose “English Databases”

From the list find and click on EBSCO database.

In the search bar of EBSCO find the following article:

Title: “How to Make Better Decisions with Less Data”

Author: Tanya Menon and Leigh Thompson

Date of Publication: November 07, 2016

Published: Harvard Business Review

Assignment Questions: (Marks 05)

Read the attached article titled as “How to Make Better Decisions with Less Data” by Tanya Menon and Leigh Thompson, published in Harvard Business Review, and answer the following Questions:

Summarize the article and explain the main issues discussed in the article. (In 500-600 words) (Marks 2)

Discuss in relations to what you have learnt in the course about the four steps of intentional thought to help convert data into knowledge and wisdom? Use additional reference to support your argument. (In 200-400 words) (Marks 1.5)

Critical Thinking Question

If you collect too much information for analyzing a decision, you can suffer from analysis paralysis, where you spend too much time thinking about a decision rather than making one. Recall a major financial decision you made recently, such as of a car or housing purchase or rental. Describe your process for making the decision. How could analysis paralysis have affected this process? (In 200-400 words) (Marks 1.5)






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CIS313- Technical Report

Term 1- 2020-21

Assignment 2- Marks: 5


Purpose of this assignment is to let students know different parts of Memorandum and Formal Letters.


This is group assignment.

(Due Date: Sunday 5th December 2021)


1. You have a bank account in the NCB bank and your ATM card has expired. The bank has sent you a new card by post, however, the letter does not have ATM card in it. Write a letter to the bank’s head office. In your letter:

explain why you are writing

express concern about the missing card

ask them what they intend to do to solve this situation

You should write at least 150 words. Mark 1

2. You have come across that CIS department of CCSIT at IAU has a job opening of TA. Write a letter to the chair of Computer Information Systems department.

In your letter:

explain your academic background

describe your personality

say how you are an ideal candidate for this job

You should write at least 150 words. Mark 1

3. Government of Saudi Arabia has opened a social work department to motivate citizens to engage in community work. You live in Dammam and you want to do some voluntary work. Write a letter to the manager of social work department of Dammam. In your letter:

Explain why you want to do the voluntary work.

State what your skills and experience are.

Indicate where you would like to volunteer and for how long.

You should write at least 150 words. Mark 1

4. You are the Dean of CCSIT, and from next week the midterm exams are going to start in the college. You need to write a memo to the faculty and staff to strictly observe COVID-19 protection guidelines during the midterm period. You also need to inform that a ministry observation team may pay a surprise visit to monitor during this period. Mark 1

5. You are manger in ABC company, and you have recently observed that majority of the employees use social media for entertainment during their office time. You need to write to all employees that use of social media is prohibited during office hours except the social media team of them company, which is authorized to use social media for company account.

Mark 1


Textbook Chapter 15

Reference book 3 Chapter 4.1

Team Size:

You will work in same groups as of Project.


Groups must be registered online through Blackboard

All your submissions must include your academic information (Name, ID, Group Name).

Deadline should meet otherwise your marks will be deducted.

While writing report of this assignment, follow all the standards of formatting.

Plagiarism is not allowed and will give you straight ZERO.

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