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There have been three important developments in the last six months that we should all take note of: Aug 2013 Project Management Institute (PMI) published a discussion paper … [Read more...] about Advances in Strategy Execution – certifications
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Daryl Conner’s extensive thought leadership on creating nimble organizations has the potential to breathe new life into the dinosaurs of the Fortune 1000 and S&P 500. As a … [Read more...] about What is leadership’s responsibility for driving and sustaining a nimble organization? Interview with Daryl Conner, Chairman, Conner Partners. Post 2 of 3
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