How to be Indispensable to International Teams | Part 4 Decision Making

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There are many different types of decision-making styles and processes for one to choose from.  To have the ability to make proper decisions one needs to understanding their own natural tendencies and the processes involved in the choices made while having the knowledge of other decision-making tools better which may be better suited to the situation at hand.

The rational decision maker follows these procedural steps:

  1. Identify the problem
  2. Generate multiple possible solutions for the problem
  3. Select the solution deemed most likely to solve the problem
  4. Implement the solution and evaluate its effectiveness

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How to be Indispensable to International Teams | Career Development

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As I continue to study, read, and assimilate the vast knowledge of “businessy things” available I inevitably create links and make lists as to what skills and traits are needed for individuals to flourish as team members and to function at their highest level.   As I tend to focus on the more serious topics of management, leadership and winning, I also try to make it entertaining and short to keep your attention.

On that note, this post is an amalgamation of  topics which when combined create a powerful understanding of how to be indispensable to international teams.  This 20-something guide was inspired by many of my fellow students who are or have just graduated.  Going into the world of international business isn’t going to be difficult for some of the international students, but for the others who stumble upon great opportunities, this guide is for them and for you.

Consider this your 20-something, 101 guide to working in or with international teams.

The series includes the following:

 

How Do You Make Decisions? Insight IQ Quiz | CEB

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CEB has found a growing “insight deficit” as organizations amass more data and spend more on analytics. In today’s work environment, the most effective decision makers collaborate with peers and balance analysis with judgment. Take our Insight IQ quiz to find out how you make decisions.

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