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Making Difficult Decisions: How to be decisive and get the business done by Peter J. A. Shaw

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Chapter 6. Applying the learning from good decision makers

Increasing our ability to make difficult decisions well is often about watching others and deciding what is the learning from someone else's experience. This might be observing a national figure and seeing how they respond to new information, criticism and changed expectations. It might mean observing the way a leader in your organisation makes decisions and deciding what you want to take forward from their experience. It might mean observing yourself even harder and deciding what of your experience you want to emulate on future occasions.

This chapter looks at a number of different examples and invites you to reflect on what the learning might be from these particular illustrations. It ...

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