Can you remember a time when you had to decide between several solutions or products to meet a client’s needs? How did you go about assessing the alternatives? What factors did you consider? What was the end result for the client?
We’ve all found ourselves in crisis mode on occasions. Tell me about a time when you found yourself in the middle of a crisis, for example, when everything seemed to be going wrong for a customer or project? What was the situation? How did you approach the crisis? What went through your mind?
Tell me about a conceptual framework or model that you have successfully applied to a project or to diagnosing a client need? What was the project? How did you come up with the conceptual framework? How did you apply it? What was the end result?
How would you describe your decision making style? Give me an example of how your style influenced one important decision at work recently. What were your choices and how did you evaluate them? How much time did you spend making the decision? What was the result?
Describe your approach to successfully completing an important analytical project. Where did you start? What criteria did you use to decide what was important? What was the result of your decisions?
Describe a time when you had to make a difficult decision or take a significant risk at work. What was your thought process and what did you decide? Looking back, was it the right decision?
I’m sure there have been times when your boss/colleague has made a decision that you disagreed with. What did you do in this situation? What was the outcome?
Your system crashes moments before you are to make a big presentation – and you've lost all the new changes to your presentation/report – just left with the out of date/incorrect presentation/report. What would you do?