1: A problem is an opportunity to improve
2: A problem is the difference between your current state and goal started
Goal establishment 1.Consider ideal goals 2.Establish practical goals
Entities ought not to be multiplied except from necessity.
The Peter Principle. In every hierarchy, whether it be government or business, each employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.
every post tends to be filled by an employee incompetent to execute his duties. A corollary is that work is accomplished by those who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.
Parkinson’s Law. Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. So in order to get a work done. Decrease the time available for it.
The Rule of Redundant Systems. Every critical system should have a redundant backup system.
The Zeigarnik Effect. This is the desire to complete one task before beginning another.
The Turnpike Effect. The availability and unforeseen utility of a resource leads to greater use than was predicted. (ians- in a nutshell) availability shapes demand.
Components of Good Directions TAF [ mnemonic ]
TIME - ANTICIPATION - FAILURE
Decision Levels 1. Strategic. Strategic decisions are the highest level. Here a decision concerns general direction, long term goals, These decisions are the least structured and most imaginative;
Tactical. Tactical decisions support strategic decisions. They tend to be medium range, medium significance, with moderate consequences.
Operational. These are every day decisions, used to support tactical decisions. They are often made with little thought and are structured. Their impact is immediate, short term, short range, and usually low cost.
PMI - PLUS, MINUSM, INTERESTING
The method is simply to list all the negative points or
drawbacks about each decision.