Category Archives: Decision related material

Sleeping on your decisions

Sleeping on your decisions An interesting blog was written by Maarten Bos and Amy Cuddy in the HBR Blog based on the story that Barack Obama decided to have a nights sleep before making the decision to authorise the raid that … Continue reading

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Before you make that strategic decision …

Harvard Business Review article: reducing behavioural problems Kahneman, Lovello and Sibony HBR, in conjunction with McKinsey, have published an interesting article about reducing the impact of behavioural issues in decision making. The underlying premise is that it is very difficult … Continue reading

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Change or die: creating new habits

Change or die: creating new habits A quick post in the middle of our publication of “The 7 habits” series (see elsewhere in this blog) brings to your attention a really good article (albeit slightly rambling) on change and making … Continue reading

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Habit 1 of highly effective decision makers: get the basics right

Habit 1: get the basics right The first habit in the series: The 7 habits of highly effective decision makers Following the introductory slide show, we are pleased to present the next in the series of the 7 habits of … Continue reading

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Decision Makers

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Decision Makers (Abajo: version español de los 7 hàbitos)  Why do strategic decisions go wrong? What are the consequences? What distinguishes the great decision makers from the rest of the pack? Get the answer … Continue reading

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Gary Klein video: “Streetlights and shadows”

Gary Klein video The brilliant academic on decision making, Gary Klein, has launched a new book called Streetlights and shadows. Here is a video clip where he discusses some of the content and de-bunks certain myths about decision making and … Continue reading

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Intuition – more than trusting your gut

Intuition – more than trusting your gut. Here is a link to a useful article written by Modesto Maidique (visiting professor at Harvard Business School) who talks about intuition and knowledge. The core theme of the article is that intuition … Continue reading

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Talks, lectures and training

Talks, lectures and training The Genesis Management Consulting page on talks, lectures and training has been updated. In addition to consulting, we also assist our clients in improving their decision making and problem solving capacity through a number of education-based … Continue reading

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Euro zone – will it survive the crisis?

Euro zone – will it survive the crisis? When taking strategic decisions, it is critical to understand (as best as possible), the future in which your decision will be enacted. Anyone operating from, or interacting with, Europe, must therefore be … Continue reading

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European debt crisis – useful interactive chart

Short-term scenarios – get a view on the debt crisis in Europe This is a short post to bring to your attention a useful interactive chart on the state of the debt crisis, and related data, in Europe. This has … Continue reading

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