High Risk, High Stakes Decision Making in Turbulent Times — Opening Statement

Posted October 26, 2022 | Leadership | Amplify
High Risk, High Stakes Decision Making in Turbulent Times
The best leaders recognize that they don’t have all the answers. They acknowledge the limits of their expertise and understand the need to marshal the collective intellect of their teams. As Peter Drucker once said, “The most common source of mistakes in management decisions is the emphasis on finding the right answer rather than the right question.” So what can leaders do to gather input from a diverse array of sources? How can they generate and critically evaluate options? What does it take to uncover and assess hidden risks? In this issue of Amplify, we explore these questions in depth.
About The Author
Michael Roberto
Michael Roberto is a Cutter Consortium Fellow. He is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University and a member of Arthur D. Little's AMP open consulting network. Previously, he served on the faculty at Harvard Business School (HBS) for six years. He also has been a Visiting Associate Professor at New York University's Stern School of Business. Prof. Roberto is the author of Unlocking Creativity: How to Solve Any Problem and Make the… Read More
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