Decision Leaders

Guttman, Howard M.
March 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Mar2007, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p18
The article presents tips on improving the skills of leaders regarding decision making. The author states that the best decision-making leaders have done away with the old hierarchical business model where decisions are made at the top and executed below. He adds that effective decision making teams set a shelf-life for the decision, noting milestone dates when each should be revisited.


Related Articles

  • The Oath of Leadership. Bell, Chip R // Leadership Excellence;1/1/2015, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p18 

    The author discusses his opinion of the role of leadership in business. Topics include speculation on the potential influence if leaders had to take an oath before accepting their position as a leader, details on leaders' roles in executing decisions and plans, details on leaders' roles in...

  • Effective Simulations. Akerman, Jonas // Leadership Excellence Essentials;Apr2011, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p13 

    The article discusses business leaders' use of custom simulations of an enterprise, unit or process to develop strategic alignment and execution capability when faced with certain situations. Simulations are found to be helpful when dealing with new business processes or plans such as...

  • Making Decisions on Purpose. Little, Lynn // Administrator;Dec2004, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p8 

    Focuses on the plan of the Inventure Group to help leaders discover the art of making decisions on purpose in the U.S. Development of a simple formula for achieving success in making career decisions; Quality of a leader; Definition of good life.

  • Chapter 3: Pitfalls.  // Business Strategy;2003, p50 

    Chapter 3 of the book "Business Strategy: A Guide to Effective Decision-Making" is presented. It explores the types of failure commonly committed by businesses in creating business plans. Some of the failures include flaws in thinking, leadership flaws, and cultural flaws. The author explains...

  • MAKE DECISIONS EASIER.  // Management Today (14405636);Sep2013, p11 

    The article offers tips for business leaders on how to make decisions easier in their respective organizations.

  • The Adolescent Manager. Gunn, Robert W.; Gullickson, Betsy Raskin // Strategic Finance;Mar2008, Vol. 89 Issue 9, p8 

    The article focuses on leadership strategies in business. It explains that new leaders can be compared to adolescents in that they have similar psychological struggles and levels of uncertainty. The need for leaders to take risks and commit to a decision and to follow their instincts is examined...

  • A Discussion of Ethical Leadership. Kooskora, Mari // EBS Review;Winter2004/Spring2005, Issue 19, p42 

    Ethics is part of every field of human activity and gaining increasingly more importance in all societies. Ethics starts with a person--a real, living, breathing human being who makes moral and ethical choices everyday for better or for worse. The key to building a sound, ethical community is to...

  • Good leaders transform workplace atmosphere. Kreuzer, Rhoda // Grand Rapids Business Journal;2/16/2016, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p12 

    The author reflects on transformational leadership and highlight qualities of transformational leaders including asking how their values can inform their decision making process, developing trust internally and externally, and creating boundaries that support and protect their organization culture.

  • Validating a Revision to the Vroom/Yetton Model: First Evidence. Jago, Arthur G.; Ettling, Jennifer T.; Vroom, Victor H. // Academy of Management Proceedings (00650668);1985, p220 

    This study provides the first evaluation of Vroom and Jago's revision to the Vroom/Yetton leadership and decision-making model. In a laboratory decision task (N=400), the revised model predicted criteria of decision quality, acceptance and overall effectiveness with far greater accuracy than...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics