How to answer the

"What's a time you disagreed with a decision that was made at work?"

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  • Did you ever disagree with a decision at work?
  • Have you ever disagreed with a decision made by your boss?

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The interviewer is trying to find out how reasonable and professional you are and if you take decisions personally. You will not agree with every policy, procedure or decision from management. The interviewer is also looking for where you stand on some operations and how you handle it.

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