How to get shared decision-making working in organisations

Research Briefing

Keywords: shared decision-making, decision-making, leadership, implementation, evidence-based practice, organisational culture, teamwork, workflows, resources

One of the often-overlooked tenets of evidence-based practice is the idea of shared decision-making. Shared decision-making refers to the process of determining a strategy or tactic, in order to deal with an issue or solve a problem by multiple stakeholders within the decision-making parameters. In healthcare, for instance, shared decision-making means that both the medical staff and the patient are involved in making the decisions. In commercial and service organisations shared decision-making refers to a process whereby the customer or client or other stakeholder is involved in the decision-making process.

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