For many, the term project ‘post-mortem’ is associated with pain, triviality, and blame. It’s difficult to disagree with that perception when such a macabre term is used to describe a post project evaluation. Does that mean we should forgo such evaluations as a means to increase competitiveness?
Ten Constructive Team Roles for Planning and Decision Making
Just as a football team needs a variety of team roles in order to accomplish its mission of winning the game, business teams also need a variety of roles to accomplish their mission of better planning and decision making. Consider using these ten constructive team roles for planning and decision making.
Team Roles In Teamwork
Imagine this ridiculous scenario. I want to create a winning NFL football team. I believe the key to success is hiring the best athletes for my team. They should be strong. They must have a positive winning attitude. They are intelligent (to recall the right play strategies). Finally, they should be ‘team players’ that are obedient to the coach’s wishes of how best to deploy them in the game. Guess what? My team would fail miserably. Why? Continue reading
10 Qualities of Good Decision Making
People use a variety of terms to describe decisions. Some of these terms (discussed previously) relate to the decision itself while other labels we use relate to the quality of the decision making process. So it would seem from this (non-scientific and incomplete) list that people have some definite idea about the qualities of decision making whatever that decision might be. I’ve identified 10 qualities of good decision making. Continue reading