Three of the warranties that I would like to have in any decision situation are that:Plain and simple...
- The decision approach I am using has all the terms and concepts used so clearly defined that I know both what I am talking about and what I am saying about it;
- I can readily interpret the results of the approach to see clearly the implications of choosing any alternative, including of course, the best one; and
- The procedure used to arrive at the recommendations does not violate the rules of logic (common sense).
Source: Howard, R A (1992), Heathens, Heretics, and Cults, Interfaces, 22(6), 15-27.