Freedom from command and control
- Judgment: The result of experience. Fagiano, David // Management Review;Jan97, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p5
Opinion. Presents the author's view on the intellectual understanding of a business that is simply no substitute for living a business. How the sum of one's experiences in a company becomes the instinct needed for tough judgments; Need for an organization's leader to connect with his...
- Does Anyone Listen to the Boss? Mikalachki, Alexander // Business Horizons;Jan/Feb83, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p18
What should a top executive do when his managers don't see the problems he sees? In such a case, involving employee morale, a consultant and a president worked together to convince managers that a problem did exist. Here are suggestions on how to help your managers recognize and deal with...
- BUDGET DECISION MAKING AT THE GRASS-ROOT'S LEVEL. Giannatasio, Nicholas A. // Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management;Spring2001, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p48
Focuses on a study which examined the utility and applicability of relevant decision models presented in the literature to explore which models are valuable to managers. Research problem; Paradigms of decision making; Methodology; Results; Conclusion.
- Whose decision is it, anyway? Stead, Jerre L. // Management Review;Jan99, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p13
Presents information on effective decision making in business management. Significance of executive's decision; Significance of policy manuals of companies; Components of decision making support framework.
- It just might work. Rigby, Rhymer // Management Today;May2000, p22
Features Jack Welch's three-day `Work-Out' sessions, which focused on how, and how fast, executives can decide on whether or not to give their subordinates' ideas the green light.
- HOW TO INNOVATE WHEN YOU'RE NOT THE BIG BOSS. Beeson, John // Finweek;3/1/2012, p45
The article focuses on how business executives can innovate and make change within the company on their own simple ways through decision making or revision of management process.
- Make a decision! It's a matter of survival. Lim, Gary // Business Journal (Central New York);03/26/99, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p24
Stresses the importance of decision-making to business viability. Illustration of the detrimental effects of indecision; Account on the author's experiences with managers having decision-making problems; Impact of poor management decision-making on small businesses.
- Increasing Field Use of Planning, Scheduling and Project Cost through Assessed Training Programs. Koch, Daphene Cyr // AACE International Transactions;2008, p1
Each day, decisions made by foreman and superintendent on a construction site are crucial to the success or failure of the project. Profit margins are gained or lost by the field decisions, so the knowledge of planning, scheduling and managing project cost should be integrated into the field at...
- Supreme Command in the 21[supst] Century. Cohen, Eliot A. // JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Summer2002, Issue 31, p48
Focuses on the structure, relevance and necessity of supreme command of the U.S. Revelation that supreme command is a bureaucratic process with interwoven political and military decision-making at top levels of the government; Three essential elements of supreme command; Importance of...