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Lessons Learned: Flint, Michigan

By Denise Harrison, Senior Consultant How do you anticipate unexpected outcomes from good ideas?  Flint, Michigan under financial duress made many decisions to improve its financial condition.   One decision was to change its water source from Detroit Water Sewerage Department (DWSD) to an alternative, cheaper source.  The three year transition plan was put in place.  […]

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Lessons Learned in Aligning an Organization. Two Way Communication is Key – Part 2

Part 2: Attacking the problem By Denise A. Harrison, Senior Consultant Strategic Alignment: Two Way Communication The next year we took the following approach: initially we followed the same process set out in previous years, the senior management team continued to set the corporate strategy and select the key company-wide objectives. Once again, I spoke […]

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