TITLE

Healthy Organizations

AUTHOR(S)
De Smet, Aaron; Loch, Mark; Schaninger, Bill
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Sep2007, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips on embedding healthy thinking in an organization. Managers must first understand the characteristics of business health before embedding healthy thinking in their organizations such as resilience, execution, and alignment. The article suggests healthy actions towards healthy thinking like monitoring the allocation of resources, ensuring a balanced portfolio of initiatives, and integrating the approach into core processes such as planning and budgeting.
ACCESSION #
26826636

 

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