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Straight Talk on Leadership: Solving Canada's Business Crisis by R. Douglas Williamson

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Learning from Failure

Given the high stakes, the countless number of unknowns and the vast levels of ambiguity we see in the marketplace, there is an urgent need to refine organizational decision making. The margin for error has shrunk considerably and the turbulence is much greater, which means we need to rethink the way in which we make decisions, especially those we make under pressure.

It's time to lift our game and make sure we understand, address and then perfect the decision-making process rather than allow it to continue to be one of the dirtiest little secrets of organizational ineffectiveness. Leaders have been afraid, for far too long, to face up to the fact their decision-making processes are likely failing to deliver the intended ...

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