There are lots of big decisions being taken at the moment. With the world moving at a rapid pace and new challenges arising on an almost daily basis, we need to move quickly and decisively if we’re to even survive, let alone thrive. But big decisions aren’t easy, especially when we have little information and even less time to think.
A good decision takes into account a number of factors. Most obviously, it considers the available data and other quantitative information. It also takes into account qualitative factors, such as the organisation’s strategic context and aspirations. I’d suggest that it also needs to be consistent with the organisation’s values. And finally, it needs to ‘feel’ right.
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