Balance Leadership and Management for Optimal Results
Innovation and productivity are the hallmarks of organisations that survive in any economy. But few organisations know how to develop and integrate the balance of leadership and management that creates those winning characteristics.
For the past decade, Vivente has been designing and implementing solutions that develop Leadership and Management in an effective balance so they can drive both near-term results and long-term sustainability. At this blog, we’ll be sharing a bit of what we’ve learned so you can start building this advantage in your own organisation.
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