The Stepladder Technique is a decision-making method to simplify effective decision-making in a group. The goal is to make sure that the thoughts and ideas of all members are made available to the group, so these can be considered while the group makes a decision. The method was developed by Steven Rogelberg, Janet Barnes-Farrell and Charles Lowe in 1992.
The Vroom Yetton Jago Decision Model is a model for decision-making that’s based on situational leadership. The model can be used by everyone, irrespective of rank or position and helps to choose the right management style in various decision situations.