A selection of insights to reflect on
and boost ideas.
A selection of insights to reflect on and boost ideas.
Opinionists and silent naysayers, how to avoid these two great evils of companies?
The opinionist speaks without knowing and delays decisions that seemed already made. The silent naysayer never opposes, and later becomes defensive: “I never agreed with this decision”. How to avoid…
Achieving simplicity through a decision-making approach
Companies have become complex organisms, or are they actually (too) complicated? Simplicity can be achieved by redefining the way in which decisions are made.
Nudges, understanding the architecture of decisions
A school principal conducted an experiment in the cafeteria to analyze the behavior of her students and induce them to eat a healthier diet. An introduction to nudges, and decision…
Deciding as a team: when more ends up being less
Making decisions as a team has the advantage of a greater number of perspectives and commitment to execution. But you need to be careful, for groupthink biases can lead to…
Quarreling teams, successful results, how to manage conflict in decision making?
Organizations fear conflict. Their value statements emphasize “teamwork” and “collaboration”. When a problem arises, it is often denied or hidden to convey an image of a united team.
Deciding How to Decide: Team Decision Methods
In organizations, teams often choose a single method for all decisions. However, agreeing on the decision method according to the characteristics of the situation could be more effective. When should…
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