Decision Making Critiques

Homeland Security Review Publishes LESC article Critical Decision Making Under Pressure

The Homeland Security Review a Journal of the Institute for Law and Public Policy of California University of Pennsylvania published the article written by Fred Leland Director and Principal Trainer of Law Enforcement and Security Consulting (LESC, INC).

The article focus is on rapid decision making also known as recognized prime decision making and how this methodology applies to law enforcement and homeland security professionals.

Building Adaptive Leaders Part 1 by Don Vandergriff "Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks"

“Warfare has evolved to the point that the central idea is that small unit leaders in direct contact with the enemy can see and react to situational changes much faster than could the more senior leaders in the rear.” ~Don Vandergriff

Critical Decision Making Under Pressure: The Complete Article

Decisions in rapidly changing dangerous circumstances are made at times without thought. I have heard and even uttered the words myself, "I didn't think about it." I just acted." We just did what had to be done."

Can that be true? Can those of us involved in extreme situations where life and death are at stake actually make decisions without thinking, without analyzing options, intuitively?

The answer is clearly yes.

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