Instead of having The Boss Decide™, use this facilitation method to make the wisest decision possible with the minimum amount of preparation and politics.
Org Pattern Language
The (growing) collection of practices below are all things that I've tried before at companies big and small. When used together, I've seen teams get things done between 10 and 40 times faster. They've been used to launch billion-dollar brands from scratch. They have a dramatically positive impact on org health outcomes. Try one, try them all, adapt, reuse, recycle.4 Posts
Role-Based Team Structure is the best way to articulate expectations for your team. It provides durability, flexibility, and clarity. It builds a playbook for running your team. But perhaps most importantly, it helps divvy up the work in a more equitable, sane way.
Strategic Compression is a way to improve the usability of strategic thought. If your business, project, function, division or team are facing high uncertainty, you need an adaptable, usable approach.
Most employees give themselves over to a set of rules that govern their day-to-day corporate existence. How good are those rules?