This is the third of six articles inspired by data about skills shortages in the banking and finance sector, from the Kelly Skills at Work 2010 study. See our blog for previous articles, posted on 2 and 9 May 2011.
The Kelly study identified problem solving and decision making together as a critical skill that is in short supply among mid to senior level managers.
In the current environment of uncertainty and rapid change, the ability to solve problems and make appropriate choices are essential for:
What do we mean by problem solving and decision making?
The ability to do both these things well depends on the degree to which a person possesses all of the following qualities:
How can you build on your natural strengths in this area?
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