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How to Avoid the Consensus Trap.

4 Ways to Encourage Effective Decision-Making

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“The first rule in decision-making is that one does not make a decision unless there is disagreement,” wrote Peter Drucker in The Effective Executive. And yet, in our desire to balance consensus, many of our decision-making practices actively avoid it, preferring to compromise on effectiveness to keep everyone happy.



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Jake Wilder

I don’t know where I’m going. But at least I know how to get there.