Institute: Szervezési és Vezetési Intézet (1084 Budapest, Tavaszmező u. 17.) Credit: 3
Type of classes: Nappali Language: angol Semester: 2019/20/1
Level: Mûszaki menedzser BSc angol nyelvû képzés;
Responsible Teacher: Dr. Szikora Péter Teacher(s): Dr. Szikora Péter; Fehér-Polgár Pál;
Consultations (total/week): Heti Lectures: 2 Practice lectures: 1 Labs: 0 Consultations: 0
Type of Exam: félévközi jegy
Aim of the subject: The subject, methodology and function of the Theory of Decision Making in leadership.The
definition and classification of decision making. The relationship between problems and
decisions. Systematic approach to problems. The decision making process and its phases. The
function of information in decision making. Decision making situations and their characteristics.
Development and evaluation of action plans and strategies. Practicality in decisionmaking.
Practicality function. Trends in decision making theory. Economic and administrative school.
Satisfactory and optimal decisions. Areas in operations research. Normative and descriptive
decision making theories. The Von Neumann-Morgernstern axioma theorem. The location and
function of group decisions. Group anatomy. The function of conflicts. Group decision making
techniques. Decision making diagrams. Network models in decision making processes and
leadership systems. Deterministic and stohastic models of genetic regulatory networks and
their practical applications.
Requirements during the semester
(homeworks, essays,
excercises, teamworks,
part and final
oral/written exam etc.):
Evaluation will be based on students demonstrating an understanding of course content through class participation, oral presentations and tests. If it
seems that students are not keeping up with reading assignments, unannounced tests might be given!
Week of
Topics of lectures/practices
1. Decision
2. Procedure of decision making
3. Rationality
4. Uncertainty and risk
5. Models of decision making
6. Midterm Exam, Practical Exercise
7. Group
8. Creativity
9. Communications
10. Conflicts
11. Game Theory
12. Matching Theory
13. Final exam
14. Make-up exam (if applicable)
Compulsory literature: Szikora Péter: Theory of Decision Making and Methodology, Óbudai Egyetem, Budapest, 2017 Elearning