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- Oh No! It's Theory O! Watson, Gregory H. // Quality Progress;Oct2000, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p16
Comments on the application of opinion-based decision making that is unsupported by relevant facts and statistical analysis, or the Theory O, in organizations in the United States. Examples illustrating a common problem in managerial decision making; Questions a quality professional might ask;...
- Inforum West Michigan plots next three years. Dewey, Charlsie // Grand Rapids Business Journal;2/3/2014, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p5
The article reports on the three-year strategic plan of Inforum West Michigan that includes a new program called, Genuine Leadership Presence, which is created to help women develop their executive presence.
- Managerial Ignorance or Savvy? Another Look. Gannon, Martin J. // Business Horizons;Mar/Apr84, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p58
Focuses on the concept of management substandard job-specific knowledge bases. Impact of low knowledge bases on the decision-making of executives; Criticisms over the positivistic method of business school research; Effects of managerial ignorance on business operations.
- Why you should give managers a place at the table. Willax, Paul // New Hampshire Business Review;9/5/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p9A
Provides information that business owners must share with its managers in New Hampshire. Accessibility of the financial and operating information that is critical to effective policy formulation and decision-making; Mission that challenges the manager's ability; Opportunity to participate in...
- DECISION-FREE ZONE. FISHER, LEO D'ANGELO // BRW;9/5/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 33, p36
The author reflects on the decision making skills of executives considered to be the most important task of a leader.
- 3 moves only you can make. // Executive Leadership;Feb2014, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p1
The article presents a discussion of three types of decisions that only a leader must make to be successful, adapted from the article "The Three Decisions You Need to Own" by Ram Charan.
- Devil's Advocacy and the Board: A Modest Proposal . Schwenk, Charles R. // Business Horizons;Jul/Aug89, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p22
Suggest ways to improve the effectiveness of business executives in the United States. Effects of excessive consensus on the board; Principles of the devil's advocacy necessary for the management of directors on company controversy; Dissatisfaction on corporate practices excluding the boards as...
- Differentiating Organizational Problems. Giblin, Edward J. // Business Horizons;May/Jun81, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p60
No seven (or seventeen) step process will solve all, or even most, problems. Managers need to recognize that there are different kinds of problems, some of them difficult even to recognize, and many different kinds of solutions. Few people appear to have recognized what seems such an obvious...
- Should you decide â€¦ or ask the boss? // Administrative Professional Today;Jun2012, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p5
The article focuses on determining whether administrative professionals make a decision on their own or wait for the boss to weigh in.