GET THE REAL STORY FROM STAKEHOLDERS: 3 KEY MOVES

GET THE REAL STORY FROM STAKEHOLDERS: 3 KEY MOVES

Ourthinking Business complexity demands that managers engage and influence numerous stakeholders to move projects ahead. Unfortunately, this isn’t an area of strength for most managers (See our recent post 5 Pitfalls of Stakeholder Management.) They need to be mindful...
Consensus: Can it Work?

Consensus: Can it Work?

Ourthinking People ask me all the time, “is consensus a good way to make decisions?” I say, “it seems to me that consensus puts you in the bind of trying to make everyone happy and drive the business. An impossible task. “So, why does this wistful question persist?...