Category Archives: Employer Best Practices

Employer Best Practices on how to maximize the effectiveness of your workforce

How better decision making yields better results for GreatSchools.

How GreatSchools makes better decisions with EWP

I recently met with Bill Jackson the CEO of GreatSchools to review the progress his organization has made since the completion of the Decision Clarity training. As a result of the work EmpoweringWorkPractices (EWP) did with GreatSchools they expanded the decision-making pool to 21 individuals who are now responsible for 71 complex and strategic decisions.

Connecting Listening and Decision-Making

Better listening improves decision making

Part of our Decision Clarity work addresses the imperative of understanding and illuminating our client’s cultural attitudes about decision-making. All people and all organizations have unique biases on decision-making and they bring these perspectives to the organizations we work with.

Steve Scheier speaks on growing the Decision-Making skills of your employees

EWP Roundtable Event | Feb 8, 2012

Join Steve Scheier, CEO of EmpoweringWorkPractices, in a roundtable discussion on how non-profit organizations can grow the decision-making skills of their employees by identifying the six warning signs that concentrated decision-making is limiting innovation, stifling leadership development and increasing employee attrition.

Let’s be clear about who is making the big decisions in your company.

Time to get clear on who's making the decisions in your company.

I’m always on the lookout for articles, podcasts and videos that address my passion: the art and science of decision-making. Who makes the decisions in organizations and why? How are decisions made? Why do some decisions work and why do some go bad? Some people are fascinated with the Twilight series. I think about decision-making.