On Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen

Too many cooks can raise the price of dinner.
— author unknown

There’s no way around it, design-by-committee will cost you in the long run. So will decision-by-committee. Or anything-by-committee. It’s simple math. You’re going to pay the overhead. It might not be in cash (though it probably will be), but you’ll potentially bleed time and missed opportunities and your sanity in the process. Too many cooks COSTS.

So the buck stops where? Who’s calling the shots? Who’s the filter?