Paralysis by Analysis

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What is Paralysis by Analysis? Meaning.

Paralysis by Analysis is a humoristic phrase used to indicate the situation wherein no decision at all can be made due to devoting disproportionate effort to the analysis phase of a decision. Managers then become unable to create value and manage. Typical reasons for this situation to occur include:

Through providing our short summaries of relevant methods and terms, with links to adjacent ideas and offering a clear interface, 12manage aims to avoid and remedy the paralysis by analysis that many managers experience because of the overdose of opinions and information they are exposed to by books, journals, magazines, newspapers, consultants and other information sources.

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