How To Write Your Own Departmental Strategy

How To Write Your Own Departmental Strategy You are running your Department or Team within the overarching strategy of the organisation and you have to follow the direction set from above: this is the norm for all managers and whatever we might think of the straightjacket we find ourselves wrapped up in, we have to …

Did I Make the Right Decision?

Did I Make the Right Decision? Managers are paid to make decisions, simple as that, but do you consistently and carefully think and review exactly the decisions that you are making? We can all learn from experience and critically assessing past decisions, and their outcomes, sharpens up the skill going forward. Ask yourself the following …

What Is A Decision?

What Is A Decision? Management is all about making decisions – if this was not the case then you would not be in your job! What makes for a decision? A good way to look at this is a specific commitment to action (usually a commitment of resources) in the form of a plan to …

Three Reasons Why Decision Making Needs To Be Your Top Skill

Three Reasons Why Decision Making Needs To Be Your Top Skill If you can master the following three areas of decision making you will be a truly effective manager. It’s not going to be easy though! Time – there is never enough time to review/consider/evaluate/critically assess your options. If there was then the right decision …