Category Archives for Decision Making

DISCover Decision Making

When making important decisions, are you the sort of person who naturally jumps right in, the sort of person who first makes a detailed plan, or the sort of person who tries to minimize risk? Whatever your preferred natural style, understanding your dilemma from a different perspective can help you to make better decisions by […]

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Six Thinking Hats

The Six Thinking Hats provides a way to look at decisions from six different perspectives. Ultimately your strategic success depends on how well you think, and the Six Thinking Hats is a tool to help you think better. It was described by Edward de Bono in his book ‘6 Thinking Hats’. The Six Thinking Hats […]

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The Delphi Technique | Method

When groups come together to make decisions, very often group dynamics can result in the team making the wrong decision because they fall into the trap of groupthink. Groupthink is essentially a type of behavior which can be exhibited by groups whereby they reach a perceived consensus on the majority view, without critically thinking or testing alternative […]

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Groupthink | Examples & Avoidance

Groupthink occurs in groups when individual thinking or individual creativity is lost or subverted to stay within the comfort zone of the consensus view. People’s common sense and ability to perform problem solving, make good decisions, and raise unpopular views are overridden by the desire for group consensus. Under certain sets of circumstances, which we’ll […]

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