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Examples of bad decisions in the business world abound, but it's not always easy to find an interesting, novel example that your professor hasn't already read about countless times.
Take some time to think about keywords and terms writers might use when reporting or analyzing a poor organizational decision. What types of events might result from bad decisions? Think beyond just a Google search for [bad business decision]!
Check out these suggested resources below to get started identifying a decision and digging deeper for more background research.
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