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"''A' stands for an individual who needs to “agree with” or “approve” a decision. An “A” is essentially an “I” with more power; an “A” has a vote and a veto. Naming someone an “A” means that the organization needs their support. An “A” is usually given only occasionally, for example to the CFO on complicated financial decisions. Generally, the more people with an “A,” the more time and effort it takes to make a decision. Give everyone an “A” and then you have pure consensus decision-making, which may be admirable in theory, but is most often a disruptive time-sink in practice, particularly as an organization grows.
Generally, the more people with an “A,” the more time and effort it takes to make a decision.
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