Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Explaining your decision-making style, part of New Manager Foundations.
There are many approaches to decision-making.…I'm going to discuss the three most basic approaches.…While you're listening, I want you to think about which one best defines you.…Keep in mind, there is no perfect approach to decision-making;…there are always different possible approaches.…The three most basic forms of decision-making are:…Autocratic, Collaborative, and Democratic.…Autocratic decision-making is defined by you making a decision with no input…needed from the team, followed by telling the team your decision.…
Collaborative decision-making involves a partnership or a collaboration between…you and the members of the team.…You will ultimately make the decision, but first you wish to seek input from the team.…Finally, democratic decision-making involves you allowing the team to make the…decision irrespective of what you feel the decision should be.…Of course, over time all of us use a mix of these approaches.…However, research does suggest the best overall decision is to rely…significantly on the collaborative approach with much lighter use of both the…
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- Clarifying performance expectations
- Feeding your learning curve
- Building rapport with your team
- Explaining your decision-making style
- Increasing your authenticity
- Communicating proactively
- Knowing when to have a meeting and who should attend
- Coping successfully with your transition<br><br>
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