Chapter SevenHow to Make the Right Decisions When One Does Not Have the Time to Plan

7.1 A Brief Introduction

Throughout this book, I provide readers with tips that they can use to help them improve their workplaces and ameliorate process-related problems. For the most part, I assume that these individuals have the time to create detailed plans and carefully map out strategies. Many other healthcare and business authors also take it for granted that their target audiences have the ability to deliberate in this way. However, I realize that office-level leaders often do not have the opportunity to ruminate on problems and analyze the consequences of any potential decision. Instead, they have to act quickly in order to handle fluid situations. ...

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