Decision Making Tool
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Decision Making Tool
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Instructions:
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Make a copy of this sheet by going to File > Make a copy... and saving it to your Google Drive for each decision you want to make.
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If you need more rows or columns, copy and paste a new one.
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A score will appear above each option. The option with the highest score should be considered as the most desirable choice.
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A. Describe the decision you are considering and evaluating in cell D15
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B. Enter the "factors important to this decision" in column B
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C. Rank each these factors from 0 to 3 in column C. Rank: 0 = somewhat important, 1= pretty important, 2 = very important, 3 = most important / must have
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D. List the options you are considering, i.e., your choices or possible solutions, in row 17
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E. Score (from 0 to 3) each option based on each factor in columns D, E, F, G, H, etc. Meets need? 0 = not at all, 1 = fairly well (I can deal with it, but it's not ideal), 2 = close to ideal, 3 = ideal
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(A) Decision to evaluate:
Should I get rid of my car?
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Score (auto-calculated):
129000
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(D) Options:YesNo[Option 4][Option 5]
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(B) Factors of this decision
(C) Rank of Factors (0-3)
(E) Meets need? (0 - 3)(E) Meets need? (0 - 3)(E) Meets need? (0 - 3)(E) Meets need? (0 - 3)(E) Meets need? (0 - 3)
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Convenience203
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Cost331
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Exercise130
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Provided by Zapier.com, adapted from a tool by Idea Sandbox (idea-sandbox.com)
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