Decision Making as A Tool for Organisational Development (A Case Study of Borno State High Court of Justice Maiduguri)

Ruth Haruna Wazis, Yagana Imam, Mohammed Kashim


Decision making is central activities that avail human with extraordinary skill and cognitive capacity they constantly utilize and which helps both to interact with the surrounding environment and to interpret the situation. The study is to examine the process available in the Borno state high court of justice, with a view to improve decision making process. A sample of 50 respondents was selected randomly for this study. The questionnaires were administered to gather information from the primary source while text books, journals and other related literature works were reviewed. The information collected were analysed using tables and percentage method and data collected also tested using chi-square X2 method as a statistical tools to determine the valuation of the hypothesis formulated. The findings concluded that the effective decision-making can improve the performance of the organisation. Decision taken if properly implemented will improve the organisation. And most of the time decisions are taken by top management and through appropriate ways so that positive result will be produced. It further recommended that the organisational development will be improved. Finally the decisions taken need to be implemented and the leaders in the organisation are advice to evaluate the rules and organisational activities regularly to avoid biasness. To this end decision making is playing a very vital role in the organisational development.

Keywords: Decision, Decision-Making, Organisationa Development

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