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Decision Making

Local Councils can get to the point of forgetting that they are there to represent the people. Here’s a criticism that I’ve never heard expressed like this, but is a pretty common phenomenon.

His biggest criticism with council is the way it operates. “You have to avoid making decisions based on “DAD”, (where) you decide, you announce, you defend.”

 D shadow A D

The Independent – Water meter foe enters mayors race

Does anyone have an acronym for a better method of decision making?

Mike Thomas

Mike Thomas P.Eng. ENV SP, is the author of UrbanWorkbench.com and Director of Engineering at the City of Revelstoke in the Interior of British Columbia, Canada. If I post something here that you find helpful as you navigate the world of engineering, planning and building communities, that’s wonderful. But when push comes to shove: This is my personal blog. The views expressed on these pages are mine alone and not those of my employer.