It is critical to understand how our bias for action is perceived in the organization.  One of the key determinants is the cultural attitude toward prescience—our ability to divine the future.  Judgment of our ability to act will be influenced heavily by this attitude.  Given an unrealistic expectation toward prescience, our bias for action could be judged in an environment whereby individuals are deemed to have some secret knowledge of the future.  This is neither uncommon nor healthy for it introduces a wholly uncontrollable factor into an already highly risky scenario. The Junior Executive

It is imperative that we not only cultivate an effective bias for action, but we must also understand the influence of our cultural attitude toward prescience as a trait.  This understanding will help us to mitigate the impact of this uncontrollable factor on our perceived performance.

The following article is a good start:

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