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When Quality Decision Making is Not Enough and Speed of Action is Required

According to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army General Martin Dempsey, “Power is no longer simply the sum of capability and capacity but now, disproportionately, it includes speed—speed of action but especially speed of decision making.” (source: WSJ, Voices on the Future) 497 more words


Facilitating ‘Genetic’ Differences: Similar Values but Different Priorities

Most meeting participants embrace a similar set of values. The difference lies in their priority, or ranking of their values. Participants’ rankings however are not static. 495 more words


How to Manage Meeting Participants With Problems Without Embarrassing Them

People with Problems

The following is a table of the characteristics or people problems and some suggestions on how to deal with them.


Understanding the Method to Manage Meeting Participants with Problems


The term ‘Politikos’ means ‘the science of people. You deal more ably with participants as you gain more experience. However, there is a certain degree of comfort in recognizing that there are some common patterns of behavior that are likely to occur.Keep one thing in mind however; participants cause problems only for a certain time. 702 more words