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Learn to rate your own decision-making abilities and those of others in your organization.

Nonprofit managers must encourage, nurture, and promote decision making by subordinate level managers. They must avoid creating circumstances which discourage decisions being made. Objective and informed management recognizes that its primary responsibility is to create an environment which enables subordinates to make better decisions and to take an acceptable amount of risk.


Alfred Varner is associate professor of business administration (adjunct faculty), Sacred Heart University.

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