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Communications, Leadership, Teams and Ethics

Judgment Capstone

Book Review

Overview of the message of the book:

Judgment play a most important role in our lives, every choice, every decision, every action you did is regarded as a kind of judgment, just like the meaningful saying in the opening of this book "with good judgment, little else matters, without judgment, nothing else matters", a good judgment may not be the solution of of every question, however, a good judgment is the fundamental to solve almost all of questions , even more, some judgment from some specific powerful persons will affect millions of people's lives.

Therefore, making a good judgment not only important to individual, but also important to whole society, and the author gives us some example to express this point of view.

After the demonstration of the importance of a good judgment, in the article, the author uses some 3-demensions models to illustrate his idea,

First one consist of people, strategy, and crisis, the author show us how to handle the overlapping domain of these three domains to make a good judgment.

Second model are consist of three item according to timeline, there are preparation, the call, and execution. In preparation, the leader should estimate whether it is necessary to make a judgment in this situation. The call, is the core of whole judgment process, it is the content of the decision which the leader make in order to figure out the problem. Execution is the final part of a judgment making process, in this part the leader should make his decision become reality, and make sure it conduct well.

The third model is consisted of different kinds of knowledge, elf-knowledge, social network knowledge, organization knowledge, and contextual knowledge.

Key lessons:

After read this book, I find...