Making decisions within a group can be a long and complicated process. Ed Muzio, CEO of Group Harmonics, discusses the various methods of group decision making and suggests that no matter what method you go with, you should institute a "Disagree and Commit" contract with each member. This means each person will support the decision no matter what, but will also be allowed to gather evidence to support a different decision if it doesn't work out.
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