• The five traps of high-stakes decision making

    November 14, 2013 | Organization |

    Big-stakes decisions are just that—big. When they go awry, it is typically because the organization has fallen victim to one or more of these failures.

  • History's biggest mistakes: Why you're not doomed to repeat them

    October 08, 2013 | Organization |

    A company has to make good choices time after time. It has to do so speedily—faster than competitors—and it has to ensure that decisions get translated into action. No wonder there are as many missteps in this sphere as there are in dubious moments in history. After all, great decision processes

  • Build an organization that decides and delivers

    January 25, 2011 | Organization | Bain Brief

    Some of the most important decisions in business are the seemingly small operating choices made every day by people throughout the company. Getting those decisions right requires an environment that equips people at every level to decide and deliver. The goal is to align all the elements of the