Chapter 4

Ensure your decision is the right one

4.1    Align with company strategy

4.2    Validate your Right to Succeed

4.3    Avoid the ‘there is no doubt’ decision trap

4.4    Ensure early vertical alignment

4.5    Don’t second-guess your leader

4.6    Be clear about what you are giving up

4.7    How does this fit with other things going on?



4. Ensure your decision is the right one

4.1 Align with company strategy

No matter how great the idea, the last thing you want to do is to spend time on something that is just not right for the company. Resources are scarce and every company has its own role to play. Activities outside the company’s strategic arena are a potential distraction in terms of resource allocation and management ...

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