If your organization is mired in a command-and-control hierarchy, Judgment CallsJudgment Calls:  Twelve Stories of Big Decisions and the Teams that Got Them Right, a new book by Thomas H. Davenport and Brook Manville isn’t for you. However, if you and/or your organization are self-aware and want to tap into the power of effective organizational decision-making, there’s much to learn in this book.

The backdrop of the ongoing global economic calamity and the BP oil platform explosion in the Gulf of Mexico prompted the authors to ask why “is it so hard for organizations to do the right thing?” Their search for answers led them to “organizational judgment—the collective capacity to make good calls and wise moves when the need for them exceeds the scope of any single leader’s direct control.”

Jane Perdue
Jane founded Braithwaite Innovation Group, a professional development firm dedicated to redefining power, performance, and connection @ the intersection of the art of leadership & the science of business. BIG works with individuals and organizations to create cultures of constructive dissent, respectful irreverence, unrelenting empathy, character-based leadership mavericks, and unparalleled performance. Connect with Jane on her LeadBIG blog, Braithwaite Innovation Group or @thehrgoddess on Twitter.
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