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4 Steps to Efficient Decision Making
Making the right business decisions is more important now than ever. With the prevalence of technology and competition growing fiercer by the minute, it’s also critical that the right decisions are arrived at lightning speed. Even mega-corporations now strive to function as quickly and nimbly as their smaller counterparts as global competitive pressures force them into the fast lane.
Figure things out. First, figure out what happened in the past that caused the situation to be what it is today. Using cause analysis, you first look at the differences between who or what has the problem rather than who or what doesn’t have the problem. Many times this will give you the cause. For example, if you are out to dinner with friends, one gets sick. Was there any difference between what that person ate and all the rest? If there is say that person ate sea food and all the rest had steak or chicken, you may have the cause right here. Next thing you do to get to the root cause is ask the chef if there was any difference between the sea food last night and all the other times they serve sea food. If he says it came from a different source yesterday because the old one was not delivering for some reason. You probably have the root cause.
Take action. Once you find cause, you obviously have to do something about