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Authority and power in decision making

Montesquieu saw two types of governmental power existing: the sovereign and the administrative. The administrative powers were the executive, the legislative, and the judicial. These should be separate from and dependent upon each other so that the influence of any one power would not be able to exceed that of the other two, either singly or in combination. This was at its time considered radical, Montesquieu was ahead of his time.   But how does authority and...

Decision Making and Accountability

Things usually start to go wrong when we don’t know what our role is, what we’re supposed to do and what others are doing. Grey areas are popular when things become difficult or unpleasant for us. They provide excuses for not participating and make it possible to escape obligations. Corporate governance is the system of rules, practices and processes by which a company is directed and controlled. It has very much to do with who gets...

The Chain Reaction of Decision Making

Shit rolls downhill - anything crappy coming from the top of the chain of command will hit everyone down to the bottom. This includes bad decision making, disciplinary actions, or simply a superior taking his frustrations out on subordinates.  The butterfly effect refers to the idea that a tiny change, the flap of the butterfly's wings, can cause a tornado by changing the initial condition of the system. The concept implies that small causes can have large effects....

Personality traits and decision making

Personality traits and decision making The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs, The 10 Most Important Personality Traits for Career Success, 8 Personality Traits of Effective Business People, Top 12 Personality Traits Influencing Organizational Behavior – we are used to discussing personalities in the context of succeeding in life and in work. When success is determined by our capability to make decisions and especially in today’s complex and constantly changing world, by our ability to collaborate for stronger...

Fingertip 4.0 is Here!

The New Way to Decide,   It would be so nice to blame the industry for letting the customer to grow so demanding. Consumer apps have really rocked it with simplicity and ease of use. Delivering a pleasant user experience in instant messaging, commenting on shared videos, ordering a car ride or even paying your bills is still rather easy. But try to create flow for the use of an enterprise app! In today's corporate environment, enterprise...

Fingertip built in Lightning component Framework.

Join the Salesforce Lightning Experience

Dreamforce is just around the corner and without giving away too much it looks like this will be the biggest for us so far.  At Dreamforce you will be able to experience our decision making application, which is built from over 80 Lightning Components. My first attempt to build applications from components dates all the way back to 1992. I worked at IBM in Charlotte, NC and we were trying to build applications with Smalltalk and...