Do you ever wonder why it takes so long for organizations to adopt modern managerial methods than can help them make better decisions on a daily basis? Methods (and the software technologies that support them) such as business intelligence, analytics and balanced scorecards have proven benefits when it comes to improving an organization's ability to quickly and accurately make decisions. However, organizations seem hesitant to adopt them. Is it analysis paralysis or brain freeze or just resistance to change?
Yet in our personal lives, many of us have no problem making everyday decisions, such as whether or not to purchase a smart phone or join a social network. How can individuals make decisions so quickly, while organizations often struggle and are slow to react?