How John F. Kennedy Changed Decision Making for Us All
Harvard Business Review
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
And yet, as I write in more detail in Collaboration , after the Bay of Pigs Kennedy brilliantly retooled his group decision-making process. Then, on the morning of October 15, 1962, President Kennedy and his team learn that the Soviets are placing nuclear-armed missiles in Cuba—missiles that a few minutes after being fired would kill eighty million Americans. Late in the evening on October 18, 1962, Attorney General Robert Kennedy squeezes into the front seat of his car.