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If you treasure it measure it!

Who of our readers plays tennis? Well probably not that much anymore since tennis is a sport of the 80s. But at the same time some of us Fingertippers (*cough, our founder, *cough) are children of the 80s and like to play this wonderful racket sport in their free time. You probably wonder what decisions and tennis have in common or if you have arrived at the wrong website. But fear not, this is still Fingertip...

Technology bullies or friends?

Last week we focused on decisions and decided to write an entire blogpost about a decision. The blogpost ended stating that technology companies should find ways to innovate technologies that bring a process and structure to organizational decision making. But then what? New technologies, however well built, face major adoption challenges in companies. The most apparent reason for adoption challenges among people and end users is that the technologies nowadays are aiming to digitalize work. And...

What we talk about when we talk about decisions

A wise man once wrote ‘What’s in a name? that which we call a decision. By any other name would stay as sweet…’. Decisions is the backbone to modern work. In fact improving the process with which organizations make decisions bears the highest growth potential. Decision making is important, so much that the Harvard Business Review dedicated their entire Winter 2015 issue to decision making. The magazine focuses on decision making from a leader perspective...

Empowering for holacracy

There’s a ghost going around management theories. It’s holacracy knocking on your door and telling you, you need it to make your organization ready for the 21st Century. For some holacracy is the future of organizations for others the sure downfall. Let’s start by looking at what holacracy actually means. Holacracy means that organizations do not use hierarchical organization charts but instead give their employees the power to take leadership through responsibility and accountability. Pretty...

Racing to get stuff done

Have you ever received an email that was addressed to two or more people, and by addressed we mean the to field, not carbon copy or cc as it is more known. Most typically that email came from someone who wanted something to be done. Let’s roll some bones and take a wild guess, when you received that email that went to you and say 3 other colleagues, who of you felt the instant need...

New Year’s Decisions!

A new year, new possibilities, new promises. Being a decision making enthusiast I just have to share my thoughts, because this is one of my favorite moments in a year. What is New Year's other than social decision making at its truest? When the end of the year is closing, it's time to look back. What did we do? How did we succeed? Did we meet the set goals? What went wrong, is there something we...