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Create Flowchart for Decision Making within 5 Simple Steps

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Posted by Allison Lynch | 03/02/2020
Creating a flowchart for decision making helps people, especially those who are too indecisive to make a rational choice quickly.

Decision making is a daily activity for individuals and business organizations. Therefore, decision-making skills are crucial to business success. As one of the most effective techniques for decision making, a flowchart can help the project leader make the best choice quickly.


Decision Making Process

What does a Rational Decision Making Model Include?

Basically, a rational decision making model consists of the following aspects:

  • Set a clear goal
  • Different stakeholders, budget, and risk analysis
  • Identify, compare, and select the best alternatives
  • Exam the choice
  • Implement the decision
  • Monitor an Revise your plan

Processes of Decision Making

There are 7 detailed steps as follows to make a decision.

Step 1. Fully analyze the problem and identify the decision purpose.

Step 2. Try to collect all the information and stakeholders related to the problem.

Step 3. Set up the criteria for judging the alternatives.

Step 4. Brainstorm all the ideas and evaluate them.

Step 5. Choose the best one among alternative

Step 6. Carry out the decision.

Step 7. Review your decision & its consequences

Professional Flowchart Maker for Decision Making

Before creating a decision-making flowchart, we suggest you download a reliable flowchart software - Edraw Max

Edraw Max: a swiss knife for all your diagramming need

  • Effortlessly create over 280 types of diagrams.
  • Provide various templates & symbols to match your needs.
  • Drag and drop interface and easy to use
  • Customize every detail by using smart and dynamic toolkits.
  • Compatible with a variety of file formats, such as MS Office, Visio, PDF, etc.
  • Feel free to export, print and share your diagrams.

Steps to Create Flowchart for Decision Making

Edraw flowchart maker is such a smart flowchart maker that can simplify the flowchart creating process into following quick steps.

  1. Launch Edraw, go to the File menu, click New > Flowchart, then double click the icon of Basic Flowchart to open a blank flowchart drawing page.
  2. Drag flowchart symbols from left libraries and drop on the drawing page, then double click symbols to type information.
  3. Choose a correct connector from Connector on Home page to connect symbols manually or just click the floating buttons around to connect automatically.
  4. Just navigate to Page Layout and change the theme from various built-in themes if you are not satisfied with the current one.
  5. Click Save on File tab to save as the default .eddx format, or you can also select Export & Send under File to export the decision making flowchart to images, PPT, PDF, Word format .etc.

Below is the created decision making flowchart example.

Should I Resign Flowchart

Why use Edraw Max to create decision-making flowchart?

People like using Edraw flowchart maker to create all kinds of flowchart for its following handy features.

  1. It provides a large quantity of standard flowchart shapes for users to drag and drop. Even a newbie can draw professional flowcharts with it.
  2. Flowchart Symbols

  3. It simplifies the flowchart creating process by offering abundant flowchart templates for free downloading and editing. Just download one you like and customize the contents to meet your demand.
  4. Templates and Examples

  5. Its smart drawing guide enables users to connect, align and space symbols automatically with no need to do those one by one.
  6. Flowchart Automatic Features

  7. It supports inserting hyperlinks, attachments and notes to flowchart, which can make flowchart more resourceful and attractive.
  8. Add hyperlink to Flowchart

More Flowchart Examples

Following are more examples created by Edraw, for any further interest, click flowchart examples to know more.

Employee Performance Evaluation Flowchart
Flow Chart for Loan Management
Product Development Flowchart
Employee Performance Evaluation Flowchart
Flow Chart for Loan Management
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