Group decision making LO5370

Martin Brooks (
Mon, 5 Feb 1996 22:01:20 +0000

We are a young company where, up until now, all decisions have been made
by a small core of founding senior management. Now the business is
growing decisions need to include multiple viewpoints and yet the same
'founding fathers' are concerned that the result will be "management by

Could anyone point to practical steps to ensure efficient and effective
group decision-making? Are there hard management techniques in this area?
Are there administrative routines that help drive the pace and avoid
issues getting bogged-down "in committee"? Is there a good, practical,
text-book on the subject?



Martin Brooks
United Kingdom

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