Developing an Agile Top Management Team

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Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

Developing an Agile Top Management Team

Nowadays any company has to be strategically agile -- able to respond and adapt quickly to changing market conditions.
One important but sometimes overlooked aspect of the capabilities and competences a firm should possess to achieve such strategic agility is the need to have a highly competent top management team in developing this agility.
But how do you grow and nurture such an 'agile competence' among the members of the top management team and... for the team as a whole?
I'm looking forward to your ideas and suggestions...

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