“Don’t make a mountain out of a mole hill.”
Because all things are relative, context is important. All too often, individuals react to a given set of circumstances or facts without considering the context within which those circumstances or facts exist. Consequently, the importance assigned to the circumstances or facts may exceed that which is warranted.
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StrategyDriven Advisors often find it is within the unique context of a situation that the most valuable insights are gained for the unlocking of substantial performance improvement. As such, we’ve captured practices to better help assessors understand situational context within the following articles:
- Best Practice – Seek Local Participation for Context
- Best Practice – Multidiscipline Teams
- Best Practice – Independent Assessors
- Best Practice – Define Issue Materiality
- Best Practice – Different is not Necessarily Wrong
- Warning Flag – Inwardly Focused Performance Assessments
About the Author
Nathan Ives is a StrategyDriven Principal and Host of the StrategyDriven Podcast. For over twenty years, he has served as trusted advisor to executives and managers at dozens of Fortune 500 and smaller companies in the areas of management effectiveness, organizational development, and process improvement. To read Nathan’s complete biography, click here.
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