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Have you ever worked for a manager who never makes a decision ?

This blog is a light-hearted, but accurate analysis of the inner workings of managers that systematically never make decisions, based on the book How to become a no-decision manager. It explains their senseless disorganisation, their absurd methods of decision avoidance, their skilful strategies for survival and their systematic search for secrecy.
“I used to be indecisive but now I am not sure”

(the late Tommy Cooper, a well known British comedian)

The only way to keep a career alive working for a no-decision boss

There is only one way to keep your career alive when working with no-decision bosses. Make decisions in their place. But this is dangerous, so you must take precautions and make some decisions yourself before you jump in and decide in place of your no-decision boss. In the newsletters over the next year, I will […]

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How do no-decision managers survive the planning process?

I my previous article in FP&A Trends, How do incompetent managers survive planning process, I explained how incompetent managers survive the planning process by using planning guidelines issued by headquarters to prepare their plan, or by encouraging their bosses to give them sufficient information before the plan starts. Incompetent managers plan by giving headquarters and […]

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How to detect no-decision managers

Finally, I wrote this book to help management detect no-decision managers in their organisation and even in their own team. Most of the time management doesn’t know they have managers that never make decisions in their organisation. They can stay in hiding for years because they have a clear strategy for survival which works. Through […]

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