This chapter introduces the motivations of executive-decision synthesis and narrates our systematic prescriptive paradigm for their robust design. The locus of our prescriptive paradigm is at the intersection of messy complex systems, engineering design and executive decisions. Synthesis of robust executive decisions draws from these three fields and their sociotechnical methods as illustrated by the Figure below. Our domain of interest is executive management decisions in organizations. Our prescriptive paradigm is grounded on The Sciences of the Artificial.