Good judgement balances probabilities and outcomes. Source: Unsplash/tingeyinjurylawfirm

Leadership
Harvard Business Review

The six elements of good judgement: How to improve your decision making

Authors
Harvard Business Review
Leadership
19 minute Read

Idea in brief

The objective:

A manager’s core function is to exercise judgement — to form views and interpret ambiguous evidence in a way that will lead to a good decision.

The challenge:

We have no clear framework for learning good judgement or recognising it in others. To evaluate a leader’s judgement, we often rely on his or her track record, which can be misleading.

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