Critical Decisions

Critical Decisions (2) Ch Jonathan Haverkampf MD

Many areas, such as law and medicine, are largely about making right decisions in the face of incomplete information, but so is making a choice at the local supermarket. With many decisions, we feel we have to get them ‘right’, even if we are not sure what ‘right’ really means. Practically every decision is based on assumptions, but often we also assume basic parameters, such as our basic values and what is important to us, without questioning them, which can lead to decisions that make us worse off. This is why it is important for a good decision to reflect on one’s values and what is truly important to oneself.