Tip #512: Use the Cynefin Framework to Improve Decision Making

On April 7, 2014, Posted by , In management and leadership, By ,, , With Comments Off on Tip #512: Use the Cynefin Framework to Improve Decision Making

“It’s easy to make good decisions when there are no bad options.”  Robert Half

[Note: The following information is drawn from these sources:  Wikipedia: Cynefin; Everyday Kanban: Understanding the Cynefin Framework; GoDaddy: On Sense-Making, and Cynefin; Harvard Business Review: A Leader’s Framework for Decision Making; and YouTube: The Cynefin Framework- as explained by Dave Snowden at https://www.youtube.co/watch?v=N7oz366X0-8.]

The Cynefin framework is a guide for making decisions. It helps decision-makers realize that all situations are not created equal and that different situations require different responses to successfully navigate them. Using the Cynefin framework can help leaders sense which context they are in so that they can make better decisions and avoid the problems that arise when … Read the rest