Tag Archives: Consensus decision-making

How to Build Consensus in the Strategic Initiatives Team

Consensus is a vital skill for strategic initiatives. Consensus means that there is 100% agreement to support the IMPLEMENTATION of the decision. Greg Githens explains the two necessary factors for achieving consensus (define the team and have a visible signal) and describes a personal experience in helping an IT group reach agreement on requirements. Continue reading

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Five Types of Decisions: A Practical Tool for the SI Leader

Fast and effective decisions lead to fast execution of a strategic initiative, because they drive alignment and commitment. First, identify which of the 5 types face the organization, and then make the appropriate decision. A practical and popular technique for leaders of programs and projects. Continue reading

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