Peter Drucker outlines 5 elements of an effective decision making process. The key elements of better decision making can help you rationalize problem, set boundaries around the solution, identify the right thing to do, identify the actions, and get feedback.
I found an interesting article about contextual decision making. It's "A Leader's Framework for Decision Making," an article in Harvard Business Review. The idea is about tailoring your decision making approach based on the context. You can use the Cynefin Framework to figure out which context you're operating in, so you can choose the most effective response. The five contexts are simple, complicated, complex, chaotic, and disorder. The key is to determine whether to categorize, analyze, probe or act.
Learning a new problem space can be a challenge. Especially when there's no map. While writing books for the past several years, I've learned a more effective approach for chunking up and solving problem spaces. Each new book is a new problem domain. I can't afford to churn or be inefficient while ramping up. I've basically learned how to get myself and my teams up to speed faster by using a process. This process has served me well. I hope it does the same for you.
If you know the type of problem you’re dealing with, you can handle it more effectively. One of the best skills you can master in life is problem solving. One of the keys to effective problem solving is knowing what kind of problem you’re dealing with. For example, is this a unique problem, a pattern …