Responsive organizations are able to adapt quickly to unexpected obstacles and opportunities.
In a volatile world where everything changes very quickly, responsive organizations have a huge competitive advantage over slow-moving organizations.
In order to be responsive, organizations must be able to perceive change before or when it happens and, when they perceive that change, they must be able to react to these changes quickly.
In order to be able to react to changes quickly, they need to be agile.
That means they have everything in place before the change happens to:
- make great decisions fast, and
- execute on these decisions quickly.
Make Great Decisions Fast
To make great decisions fast, responsive organizations usually operate with a consent-based decision-making model that ensures that proposals that are safe enough to try will be pushed forward.
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