The Information Paradox

Apr 05, 14 The Information Paradox
A little information is a good thing. As individuals, it empowers us to make better decisions. These decisions translate into improved individual and organizational performance. So, if having a little information is a good thing, then having even more information must be a better thing. Therein lies the paradox. At some point we encounter the law of diminishing returns – eventually reaching a point where the shear volume of information paralyzes the decision making process it is intended to support. The future of information lies in either power or paralysis … where do you fit in?