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Working In Uncertainty
How well do you deal with limited knowledge and control in your working life? Here is a collection of imaginary but realistic scenarios and you just have to judge each of the suggested alternative actions. Each scenario has a suggested answer and some explanation.
Please note that as you complete each scenario your answers are sent back to me for research and development purposes. I ask you to give a name but it doesn't have to be your real name; just use the same name every time so that I can study patterns of answers across multiple scenarios. Thank you in advance for your cooperation, and I hope you have fun with these!
The serious point
The scenarios used in the above tests are ones that crop up at work quite often. Some of them are based on actual situations that have destroyed famous companies. The ability to deal with these situations robustly, even when there are other distractions and pressures for bad behaviour, is valuable. Working through these scenarios strengthens the ability to do so in the following ways:
If you want to increase these benefits further, for your own learning or to make sure others fully understand what is expected of them in uncertain, pressured situations, then consider engaging me to provide individual technical tutoring or teletutoring based on these scenarios. For example, you could use it to:
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