# 5.10: Introduction to Barriers to Individual Decision Making and Styles of Decision Making

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## What you’ll learn to do: describe the barriers to individual decision making and common styles of decision making

Making decisions is easy. Making the right decision is hard. When making decisions, you will face many barriers, including the quality of information you have, the amount of time allowed, and several cognitive biases that will influence your decisions. In addition to these barriers, we’ll also look at some common styles of decision making, including satisficing, optimizing, intuitive, rational, combinatorial, and positional.