You can make a hire when key decision makers disagree but can come to a compromise. The way this typically works, one decision maker feels strongly about the skills that a candidate has and what they will bring to the table. Another decision maker doesn’t feel that way, but settles. We have to fill the position, hopefully this will work.
What you can’t do when key decision makers disagree is have a great hiring process that builds great teams. The key players have to be on the same page. What’s the strategy? What are we trying to accomplish and what