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by Stephen Jones

Gut feel still dominates C-suite decision making

Nearly half, 47 per cent, of critical business decisions are made based on gut feel. 

That’s according to a survey of 612 UK, French and German C-suite and business decision makers by NASDAQ-listed Splunk in conjunction with Censuswide. Nine in ten respondents revealed that they made business critical choices in the same business day. 

Colleague recommendations, customer feedback and repeating a successful approach were also listed as important factors when it came to decision making. 

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