Friday, July 09, 2010

5 Priorities for Results You Want

July 2010 - Executive INTELLIGENT blog

MOVE Forward. Dispel the Assumptions!

Research has shown that to avoid getting the wrong results, we need to make sure that people aren't operating under faulty assumptions. This was revealed in a 2005 study of the Army OPFOR, a training brigade. The study makes clear, that despite the plan and knowing the tasks to complete a project, even when providing training, there are all sorts of assumptions that people make, leading to unintended results. Conclusions are drawn from the assumptions, which are then acted upon. Unfortunately, this ultimately keeps us from moving forward, because we don't accomplish the results that we seek!

This is particularly true when we look at the meaning behind messages, .....

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