Research Using In Vivo Simulation of Meta-Organizational Shared Decision Making (SDM) Task 1 – Synthesis of Case Studies to form a SDM framework


  1. Lemyre, L.
  2. Boutette, P.
  3. Pinsent, C.
  4. Corneil, W.
  5. Johnson, C.
  6. Munoz, M.
  7. Lemieux, V.
  8. Lalande-Markon, M.
  9. Gibson, S.
  10. Riding, J.
  11. Lemus, C.
  12. Blust, S.
Corporate Authors
Defence R&D Canada - Centre for Security Science, Ottawa ONT (CAN);Ottawa Univ, Ottawa ONT (CAN) School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences Institute of Population Health
This report represents Task 1 of the work stream Research Using in Vivo Simulation of Meta-Organizational Shared Decision Making (SDM), one component of the Technology Innovation Fund (TIF) project that has been designed to assist in understanding the inter-organizational collaboration challenges faced by the Canadian Forces (CF). The objective of the stream is to conduct basic research into shared decision making through the analysis of case studies, exercises and simulations. This task consisted of two independent lines of investigation: an extensive literature review, and case studies of Canadian and international events. The two lines culminated in a model for inter-organizational problem solving. The analysis led to a broader reframing of issues in terms of risk assessment and problem solving. The Model conceptualizes inter-organizational problem solving for extreme events as two interrelated components: 1) situation characterized in terms of complexity; and 2) approach to problem solving characterized in terms of inter-organizational relationships. Within the model two main sets of moderator variables potentially modify the relationship between components: a) assets such as power, resources and information; and b) time represented by the particular stages of problem solving (e.g., problem definition, solution implementation).

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Report Number
DRDC-CSS-CR-2010-04 — Contractor Report
Date of publication
01 May 2010
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