Great decisions bring out the best in teams and galvanize them to achieve great results together. Great decisions also attract the interest, energy, and resources that members of any team or group effort need to implement them. What’s more, great decisions resolve tough issues with flexible solutions that adapt to changing conditions.
Unfortunately, too few great decisions, or even good decisions, get made on many teams. Instead, tough issues fester. Businesses fall short of their potential. Communities struggle. Everyone suffers.
Why? Typical decision-making processes set people against each other. When groups face tough issues, even people with the best of intentions can find themselves ...