Ladder of Inference Activity

Key learnings for participants: It is important to be aware of assumptions, and recognize one is
making them, though sometimes it will be necessary to make
assumptions (due to urgency of decisions, lacking complete
information) 
Dynamic tension between speed of decisions and cost of gathering
complete information (it is not practical to have all facts before
making decisions; assumptions are necessary) Balance the need for task completion (certainty) with full
consideration of the impact of each decision (made with incomplete
information) upon the final conclusions Increased awareness and sharing of assumptions can improve decision
making Individuals often have different levels of comfort with making 
assumptions (i.e., ambiguity) Assumptions[…]Read More…

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