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Get the Right Employees Involved in Decision Making

As a leader, we want to be sure that we are not the sole decision making for our group; but rather that we involved employees in the decision-making process. This enables for a number of benefits, including:

Input from the individuals who are likely closest to the problem Improved buy-in to the final decision since […]

The First Use of the Model with the Team - Part 3

Read Part 1 and Part 2 of our case study.

The first opportunity to use the new decision making model arrived fairly shortly after the meeting to introduce the model. We allocated 2 hours for the meeting in order to accommodate a learning curve. We didn’t expect the decision to be made after the two […]

Selling the Decision Making Model to the Team – Part 2

Read Part 1 of our case study.

Now that we decided on a process for getting decisions made, we needed to sell it to the team.

We gathered the team together for a meeting to share the use of RAPID® for getting decisions made. The following was on the agenda for the meeting:




Who Has The Decision? Part 1

What do to when there are too many people making decisions on the project

A number of years ago, I was working with a client to provide them guidance on a complex project. The “core team” was large and nearly everyone on the project team felt they needed to be involved in making decisions. I […]

Is Consensus Happening?

When we take a “consensus approach” to solving problems and making decisions, we are collaborative, everyone involved in engaged, discussions are more fruitful and commitment is likely when a final decision is reached.

Your team is working toward consensus when the following is happening during discussions. Team members are….

sharing many ideas and supporting each […]