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Michael30000

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Hello everyone,

From the book Thank You for Being Late by Thomas Friedman.

Context:
as good a description of leading by extending ownership as I could find

I tried a similar technique with my chiefs. I introduced a problem/issue, solicited their advice/ideas, and ultimately came up with two options for action; one was usually a better option than the other, and they naturally chose the option I liked best. But it appeared—to them, at least—that they had a choice— and, therefore, buy-in.... I think getting my command cadre’s buy-in for major decisions helped—it helped them feel empowered and listened to, and it also helped me to weigh op-tions and get the support I needed to carry out the decisions.

Does "buy-in" mean agree/agreement?

Thank you.
 
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