Tag Archives: strategic decisions

Visualisation in action: Gong Szeto

Here is a GBN interview with Gong Szeto.¬† Hard to describe what he really is … architect? artist? problem solver? data miner? … Best said he seems to be brilliant at understanding complexity with blackboard and chalk. Drawing pictures and … Continue reading

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WEF Global Risks 2012

World Economic Forum Global Risks 2012 Report As we lead up to the annual WEF Davos meeting (The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models) starting this week, I thought I would bring to your attention their latest global risk report. Any … Continue reading

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Surviving and thriving in the global economic crisis

Leadership and strategic decision-making in the global economic crisis The global economic crisis is impacting on almost every organisation in one form or other. From a decision making perspective, there are two broad ways in which we are impacted We … Continue reading

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Sleeping on your decisions

Sleeping on your decisions An interesting blog was written by Maarten Bos and Amy Cuddy in the HBR Blog based on the story¬†that Barack Obama decided to have a nights sleep before making the decision to authorise the raid that … Continue reading

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Decision Makers

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Decision Makers Why do strategic decisions go wrong? What are the consequences? What distinguishes the great decision makers from the rest of the pack? Get the answer to these questions and more from this … Continue reading

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Gary Klein video: “Streetlights and shadows”

Gary Klein video The brilliant academic on decision making, Gary Klein, has launched a new book called Streetlights and shadows. Here is a video clip where he discusses some of the content and de-bunks certain myths about decision making and … Continue reading

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The impact of trust on strategic decision making

The impact of trust when making strategic decisions. I recently came across, and read, a book entitled “The speed of trust” by Stephen Covey (junior) and got to thinking how trust can impact on all aspects of our lives – … Continue reading

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Improving the value of decisions through behavioural strategy

Improving decision value through behavioural strategy Below is a link to a summary on an article written by Dan Lovallo and published in the McKinsey Quarterly earlier this year. The document discusses the impact of biases on strategic decisions and … Continue reading

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Challenges faced when taking strategic decisions: latest research

“Challenges faced when taking strategic decisions”. Executive summary of global survey “A critical factor in the success – and often survival – of any organisation lies in its ability to make effective strategic decisions. This skill is of increasing significance … Continue reading

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The strategic risk most often missed by Boards and Executives

The strategic risk most often overlooked by Boards and Executives I recently came across an article written by Deloitte Consulting entitled: ” Confronting assumptions to find risk and opportunity”. The slightly ponderous heading and somewhat academic style of writing however, … Continue reading

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