This paper will construct and support an argument-based solely upon the decision to pursue a Master in Business Administration degree, the purpose of obtaining a Master in Business Administration degree is a personal goal. Arguing personal achievement as a goal and motivator as shown by the Jungian Personality Self-Assessment and assigned reading from chapter 5 on decision-making.
Construct and Support an Argument
The global world today has begun to produce quality products, advance technology, promote, and in some areas foster diversity as well as increase the value of a quality education. For many years the idea of pursuing an MBA had crossed my mind; however, life situations did not permit the time or stability to make this investment possible. The mere thought of obtaining an MBA has now materialized into a factual experience; this experience will result in personal satisfaction and possible long-term stability.
I could easily argue the importance of not pursuing an MBA at this time as economically the world is in a bind, and emotionally fear has crept into most homes on a global scale. I must ask myself if pursuing an MBA degree at this time is a rational decision or not. In the reading from Perception and Individual Decision Making, the author suggests, “We often think that the best decision maker is rational. That is, he or she makes consistent, value-maximizing choices within specific constraints” (H.A. Simon, 1986, p. 156). Determining the rationale of the decision to enter graduate school according to the above description has led me to believe my education career to be consistent, and putting off the thought of furthering my education to attend to the needs of everyday life a realistic approach. A rational decision in this case has been made as it will now allow the time and energy to maximize the value of the entire MBA experience. The author goes further in detail to explain his interpretation of the decision-making model. This...