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What’s a Day of New Product Delay Costing You? I’m always surprised to see how much emphasis so many managers, especially those with a financial background, put on the development cost for their new product projects. I’m not saying cost isn’t important. But trying to improve return on new product investment by managing project expenses is

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Machines Will Never Put Humans Out of Work Paradoxical as it may seem, allowing machines to take over whole industries and enrich their owners can only work without disturbing social peace if governments invest in training people for old-fashioned professions. It is now widely accepted that technological advances, especially ones that make machines more like

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The following 5 important reasons as to why teamwork matters Motivates unity in the workplace environment A teamwork environment promotes an atmosphere that fosters friendship and loyalty. These close knit type ambiances motivate employees in parallel and alignment to work harder, cooperate and be supportive of one another. Individuals possess diverse talents, weaknesses, communication skills,

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Leadership Styles There is not just one right way to lead, so it stands to reason that there are multiple leadership styles. Whatever your natural tendencies are as a leader, you may often find yourself adapting your approach to meet the needs of a particular individual or situation. It’s beneficial for everyone who holds a leadership

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4 Stages of Competency A little over 20 years ago, I learned about the four stages of competency, and it helped shape the way I think about how companies progress in their improvement efforts said Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal. Organizations routinely go through these four stages, and understanding what they are will help explain why

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