Types Of Decision Rules: Majority Vote - Deepstash

Types Of Decision Rules: Majority Vote

A majority vote means that most of the people required to decide agree with the proposed solution or idea. Applying this rule is simple and comparatively fast. But it creates a win-lose situation that can leave the One should use this rule for product decisions only if the stakes are not high. Asking the key stakeholders to vote on a major strategy change would probably not be appropriate, and you would be better off using consensus or product manager decisions after discussion.


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As product managers and product owners, we make a myriad of decisions — from shaping the product strategy and determining the product roadmap to deciding the detailed functionality of our products. But do we make all these decisions effectively? And do we always secure the necessary buy-in? This stash helps you make better decisions. It discusses five common decision rules and explains when to apply them.

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