Learning to fly within a gilded cage

Lusty, James
November 2009
People Management;11/19/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 24, p45
The article offers ideas on how companies can respond to the changing market conditions. The author notes that focused, flexible thinking is needed in order to deal with market changes. He claims that if people behave in different ways, fresh thinking can be expected. He argues that knowing one's boundary and exploring possibilities are needed when addressing changes.


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