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What’s the difference between systems thinking and strategic thinking? (video)

April 25, 2013

We all know that successful leaders help set the strategy for their organizations, right? And there’s no shortage of seminars and workshops that teach strategic thinking. And yes, having strategic leaders and a sound strategy is, in fact, extremely important. But, as Linkage Principal Consultant Mark Hannum explains in this video clip, you can’t really set the strategy until you have a firm grasp of the “system.”


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Mark Hannum has over twenty years of experience in organizational and leadership development, systems thinking, coaching, competency modeling, and executive team building and alignment. Mark’s skilled leadership and innovation has resulted in the successful implementation of many organizational design projects with client mergers and acquisitions.

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