logging in or signing up Decision Making sandeepchhaya Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 291 Category: Others/ Misc License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: September 27, 2009 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Decision Making : Decision Making Sunday slides from sandeep Slide 2: Decision making is a key role for any manager or leader. Surprisingly many people struggle when it comes to taking decisions. This might be due to: • Fear of failure • Lack of a structured approach • Procrastinating • Lack of clarity Whatever the barriers, there are 6 steps that you can follow when taking any decision. Sunday slides from sandeep Slide 3: 1. Problem Definition Before you can start to take any decisions, you need to be absolutely clear the problem you are trying to reach a decision on. One simple technique is just to write out in a sentence what the problem is that you need to take a decision on. Sunday slides from sandeep Slide 4: 2.Assess the implications All decisions have implications. If it is a decision at work, it has implications for you, your peers, your team and your superiors. Depending on the decision (e.g. a promotion at work) it may even have implications for your family, especially if it involves relocation. Sunday slides from sandeep Slide 5: 3. Explore different perspectives Perspectives are simply different lenses through which you look at the problem. By exploring different perspectives you start to get a feel for those that you are most attracted to. Sunday slides from sandeep Slide 6: 4. Get clear on your ideal outcome When you are faced with a big decision, it is easy to get lost in the detail and circumstances. An alternative is to get clear on your ideal outcome and use this ideal outcome to inform your choices. Sunday slides from sandeep Slide 7: Imagine you aspire to be a CFO of a Top 100 company. By having clarity on your outcome, you can make choices on promotions and experience linked to this ideal outcome. Sunday slides from sandeep Slide 8: 5. Weigh up pros and cons Another way of looking at a decision is to consider the advantages and disadvantages of each of the options open to you. Simply listing the advantages and disadvantages of each option is a powerful way of moving forward on decisions. Sunday slides from sandeep Slide 9: 6. Decide and act Once you have gone through the previous 5 steps, commit to a choice or course of action and start to make it happen. To avoid procrastination, give yourself permission to be okay with any failings that might arise. Sunday slides from sandeep Slide 10: At the end of the day there is no magic formula for decision making Following some simple steps and acting can however move you into the realm of effective decision maker. Sunday slides from sandeep You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.