Why Managers Believe Multitasking Works: Long Decision Wait Times
JUNE 27, 2018
When I teach any sort of product/project/portfolio management, I ask, “Who believes multitasking works?” Always, at least several managers raise their hands. They believe multitasking works because they multitask all the time. Why? Because the managers have short work-time and long decision-wait time. If you are a manager, your time for any given decision looks like this: The work-time is short.