Tag: decision-making

Using Values to Decentralize Decision-Making

One of the greatest benefits of developing a framework of core values is that decision making can be decentralized.

What’s Your Preferred Decision-Making Style?

Everyone has a preferred decision-making style. Knowing your style can give you more insight into why you make the decisions you do and help you to improve your decisions.

Sharpening the Focus for Boards of Directors

Boards of directors clearly have ultimate decision-making authority for everything under their guidance. But in actual practice, many boards don’t exercise that authority. Staff often drafts a recommendation and brings it to the board to ratify. This may be efficient, but it casts the board in the role of “rubber stamping.” Over time, this erodes …