TITLE

Competing-with Grace

AUTHOR(S)
Flynn, Gillian
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Workforce;Jun97, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the need of Grace Cocoa Associates company to develop the organization's competitive advantage. Uniting six independent entities into one integrated company; Creation of the Leadership Forums by Christopher B. Dennis, senior vice president of the company to address relationship-building; Training approach for employees with a process of Action Reflection Learning (ARL); Results of the forums. INSETS: Vitals.;Workforce Magazine Optimas Awards..
ACCESSION #
9710230479

 

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