Professional Judgment

Professional Judgment

The discretion of an individual with the educational, work-related or other experience to make a decision. For example, given 10 fairly equal candidates for a job, the hiring manager may use his/her professional judgment to advance three candidates to the next round of interviews, even if there are few quantitative reasons for doing so.
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The President expects all military personnel who are involved in any way in the military justice process to exercise their independent professional judgment, consistent with applicable laws and regulations.
Township High School District 214 in Illinois claims a school nurse who delayed administering an EpiPen after a student suffered an allergic nut reaction "followed district protocol and used sound professional judgment.
Critical Thinking and Professional Judgment for Social Work, 4th Edition
Akram Khan Durrani College pays high tribute to the jury for impartial and professional judgment and to the Frontier Scouts Cadet College Warsak management for their wonderful arrangements and hospitality.
This article examines the evolution of formal and informal groups within audit firms, and applies concepts from social psychology on audit failures to examine how personal interactions and group dynamics affect professional judgment, decision making, and audit quality.
The board investigated the complaint and initiated disciplinary action, contending that Cushing failed to comply with the standard of care and failed to exercise independent professional judgment as a Licensed Site Professional (LSP).
Franklin was suspended for three years effective February 8, 2010, as the result of having engaged in conduct whereby she allowed a nonlawyer to direct her professional judgment and actions, and subsequently abandoned and/or neglected clients, all in violation of Rules 4-1.
Specifically, a family member or a friend refers to a NP's spouse or partner, parent, child, sibling, grandparent or grandchild; a parent, child, sibling, grandparent or grandchild of the NP's spouse or partner; or another individual with whom the NP has personal or emotional involvement that may render the NP unable to exercise objective professional judgment in reaching diagnostic or therapeutic decisions.
On a case-by-case basis, financial aid personnel can exercise professional judgment and impose a limit.
Having a knowledge of PFP principles and theory and a level of skill to competently identify client goals and objectives, gather and analyze data, consider and apply appropriate planning approaches and methods, and use professional judgment in developing financial recommendations;
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