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Decision Making and Problem Solving

Decision Making and Problem Solving

John Adair

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Attain the techniques and insights you need to find solutions, spark creativity and confidently make the right decisions.

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About the book

In Decision Making and Problem Solving, leadership guru John Adair provides the techniques and insights you need to find solutions, spark creativity and confidently make the right decisions.

Being able to take innovative and creative approaches to new challenges is crucial for leadership success. Decision Making and Problem Solving will help you to learn key techniques and models to confidently make the best decisions and solve the hardest problems. Using checklists, exercises, case studies and tried-and-tested methods, Adair provides a clear framework that can generate ideas and inspire confidence in your team - so you can spot the solution in every problem, and create ideas to rival even the best strategists.

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Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 0: Introduction
    • Chapter - 1: Your mind at work
    • Chapter - 2: The art of effective decision making
    • Chapter - 3: Sharing decisions with others
    • Chapter - 4: Key problem-solving strategies
    • Chapter - 5: How to generate ideas
    • Chapter - 6: Thinking outside the box
    • Chapter - 7: Developing your thinking skills


Adair is the first professor of Leadership Studies in the world and he remains the most distinguished figure in the field.
The Sunday Times

Adair has transformed our understanding of how leadership works and how executives can become business leaders.
European Foundation for Management Development

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749475611
  • Edition: 3
  • Published: 3rd July 2016
  • Paperback
  • Format: 220x140
  • 96 pages
  • Series: Creating Success

About the Author

John Adair is the world's leading authority on leadership and leadership development. Over a million managers worldwide have taken part in the Action-Centred Leadership programmes he pioneered. John was also the only British national serviceman to serve in the Arab Legion, where he became adjutant of a Bedouin regiment. He is the author of over 50 books, many of which are published by Kogan Page, including the classics, Not Bosses but Leaders, The John Adair Lexicon of Leadership and The Leadership of Muhammad.

John Adair