Leadership Skills – Decision Support Tools
“You can’t progress without making decisions.” -Jim Rohn
Think about times when you have been involved in implementing a new decision involving a change process, procedure or initiative. Individuals and teams make business decisions every day, but how do you know you made the right choice? What are your best practices for overcoming the resistance you encountered when implementing a business decision? Many managers view decision-making as an event. Decision making is actually a process. Managers who recognize decision-making as a process increase their likelihood of making more effective decisions. Decision-making is a systematic process of managing the issues that concern you, your group or your organization.
brings you tools and training on planning the implementation of decisions, managing the implementation and evaluating the decision once implemented.
At different points in your professional career, it is useful to identify your core values. Values are the qualities considered the most important guiding principles that determine the priorities in your life and greatly influence your career choices. Your career brings happiness when it aligns with the beliefs you hold about what is important and meaningful to you. Being aware of your values will help you develop a clearer idea of what is most important to you in life.
“Level 5 Leadership”, this term was coined by Jim Collins in his book “Good to Great” and is about achieving “Great” as a leader. This article explains what we mean by level 5 leadership and what are the characteristics of a level 5 leader. What does it take to achieve greatness as a leader, and what are the steps and strategies one can use to access that higher level of leadership.
Creative ideas don’t come just like that. There is a process to this. There are a number of creativity techniques to support idea generation, but the widely practiced ones are brainstorming and lateral thinking. Most innovations are not so much the product of sudden ideas as the result of a conscious process that often goes through several stages. The creative process can be divided into four stages of preparation, incubation, evaluation and implementation.
In its simplest sense, decision making is the act of choosing between two or more courses of action. Decision making is a key skill in the workplace and is especially important if you want to be an effective leader. When decisions need to be made, there are several steps to go through to arrive at a workable solution. Understand the meaning and importance of decision making and how to view it as a process.
Today’s dynamic business world demands that you make decisions that dramatically increase productivity and provide competitive advantage. But how do you know if a decision will benefit the organization? And how do you know that decisions are based on rational and statistical reasoning? Find out how to become a dynamic problem solver with the skills to make accurate decisions.
Change is a complex phenomenon. There are different kinds of changes happening around us. This article lists twelve areas in which changes occur and bring some classification. Regardless of the classification of the change, the different headings are always interlinked. The change could be triggered by market changes, technological changes or organizational changes.