In a tourist economy environment, deciding whether to allow and encourage, or put a cap, on tourism isn't as important as how you make the decision. Too often, these decisions are made either because of, A)the last one in your office; B) the one that shouts the loudest; C) the one that crosses the most number of palms with sovereigns. The correct answer should be D) a process in which the unintended consequences of either answer are examined and tested before the decision is made and implemented. Using a process can make sense out of a complex question.
Diagram excerpted from Getting It Right: Solving the Decision-Making Conundrum. May 2017Global Business and Organizational Excellence 36(4):17-23
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Dr. James B. Rieley is an advisor to CEO’s and senior leadership teams in both Europe and America. Rieley, who has an earned doctorate degree in Organisational Effectiveness, additionally has a B.S. in Business Administration, and was the president of a successful plastics manufacturing company for over 20 years. After selling his company in 1987, he began to work with organisations in the area of decision-making and realising personal and collective organisational potential.
He has done extensive research and written about the subject of organisational behaviours, being an ongoing columnist for the Daily Telegraph (London), and having been published in ‘The Journal for Organisational Excellence,’ ‘The Journal for Employee Communications Management,’ ‘Community College Journal,’ ‘Quality Progress,’ ‘The Systems Thinker,’ ‘National Productivity Review,’ ‘The Business Journal,’ ‘Corporate Reports Wisconsin,’ ‘Leverage,’ ‘On The Horizon,’ ‘Global Business and Organisational Excellence,’ and other media, as well as being the author of a research report for GOAL/QPC on Strategic Planning titled Closing the Loop, and co-author of an implementation workbook on Institutional Effectiveness. His work has been cited in Fast Company, Making It Happen: Stories from Inside the New Workplace, A Fieldguide for Focused Planning, and Breakthrough Leadership, as well as being nominated for the national Shingo Prize for Excellence in Research. His work has been cited in more than fifty research papers and journals.
Rieley has developed curricula in the areas of organisational behaviours, organisational learning, leadership development, Systems Thinking, community building, systems thinking archetype applications, and strategy. He has facilitated training sessions for both internal and external clients, including: the Five Disciplines of Organisational Learning, Building Leadership Capacity, Advanced Facilitation Methods and Tools, Change Enablement, the Seven Management and Planning Tools, A Systems Thinking Mindset, Constructing Causal Loop Diagrams with Visio, Gaining Leverage through the Vision Deployment Matrix to Enhance Personal and Organisational Capacity, and, The DNA of Organisational Culture.
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Realising Personal Potential
Rieley is certified by the Covey Leadership Center in the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, and was the founder of the Southeast Wisconsin Organisational Learning Consortium (SEWOLC). He has taught at the college and university levels for institutions in the United Kingdom, British Virgin Islands, and the United States. His research on leadership and organisational behaviours has been published additionally in Gaming the System, (Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2001), Leadership (Hodder, 2006), Strategy and Performance (Hodder, 2006), Change and Crisis Management (Hodder, 2006) Collaboration (Angelina, 2018), and Leadership Lessons, volumes 1 and 2 (Seraphina, 2019). In addition, he wrote the weekly “Plain Talk about Business Performance" column in the Daily Telegraph of London
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