Our team is utilizing a new model for each decision we make this year, across divisions courtesy of Peter Drucker. Dr. Jacobsen has issued the challenge and team members have already started to implement.
A decision has not been made until people know:
- The name of the person(s) accountable for carrying it out.
- The deadline (timeframe for completion).
- The names of people who will be affected by the decision and therefore have to know about, understand, and approve it–or at least not be strongly opposed to it–and
- The names of the people who have to be informed of the decision, even if they are not directly affected by it.
Would this be helpful in your organization or with your team? Are you willing to try it out?