The Collaborative Design Process and Decision Engineering

The Collaborative Design Process and Decision Engineering

The intellectual high ground in business decision making is held by a handful of organizations: The Economist Intelligence Unit, Harvard Business Review, McKinsey Global Institute, and Strategy+Business. I think Rich Karlgaard, the publisher of Forbes, is also a...

Decision Coaching 2.0: Balancing advocacy and inquiry

After 40 years of working on strategic decisions in the private and public sectors, I am comfortable making the assertion that advocacy based negotiation is how we make decisions — by default.   This is ironic because we say we want informed decisions based on...

Decision Coaching 3.0: How do you change a culture?

The consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton has published a wonderful collection of articles on culture titled, “Don’t Blame Your Culture: Instead, make the most of it for raising your company’s performance.“  Jon Katzenbach is one of the leading...