BQ(EXHIBIT) - PLANNING AND DECISION-MAKING PROCESS

Exhibit A

APPROVALS FOR REQUESTING PROGRAM EVALUATION SERVICES FROM RESEARCH AND ACCOUNTABILITY

REQUESTS

REPORTS

References.

BQ1(REGULATION)

The assistant superintendent, Research and Accountability, is responsible for maintenance of this exhibit.

Exhibit B

APPROVALS REGARDING THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS FOR MAJOR CONTRACTS, PURCHASES, PROJECTS, AND SIGNIFICANT ORGANIZATIONAL DECISIONS

This exhibit concerns authority in the decision-making process for major contracts, purchases, projects, and significant organizational decisions. This approval is exercised as needed.

SUBMISSION TO SUPERINTENDENT

References.

BQ2(REGULATION)

The Superintendent is responsible for maintenance of this exhibit.

exhibit c

DECISION-MAKING PROCESS FLOWCHART

Start

Identify

Problem/Decision

Situation

Notify Superintendent

of Problem/Decision

Situation

Isolate

Problem/Decision

Situation

Develop

Alternative

Solutions

Approval to Proceed?

Forecast Outcomes

Through Analysis

Decision

Conference

Superintendent

Decision

Submit toBoard

Identify Key Personnel

Agree on Commitment of Resources

Agree on Timelines

Isolate & Define Problem/Decision

Identify Contributing Factors

Isolate & Define Problem/Decision

Identify Contributing Factors

Pros/Cons

Risk/Return

Best Case/Worst Case

Consequences/Contingencies

Cost/Benefit

Yes

No

No

Houston ISD

BQ(EXHIBIT)-X

LDU 2010.02

DATE ISSUED: 3/19/2010