Have you ever identified a work problem and then passed it on to your boss to solve? That may not be the best way to handle the situation, as your boss is one step removed from the situation. There may be a better approach. Give your boss a choice of solutions, and you will find that you can get faster decisions while increasing your department's productivity. This is called the "choice-based decision process." Originally applied to health-care situations, this process can now be applied to a variety of areas, including the workspace.
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