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Planning Doesn’t Have to Be the Enemy of Agile

Harvard Business Review

Planning has long been one of the cornerstones of management. Early in the twentieth century Henri Fayol identified the job of managers as to plan, organize, command, coordinate, and control. The capacity and willingness of managers to plan developed throughout the century. Management by Objectives (MBO) became the height of corporate fashion in the late 1950s. They could then focus on managing in such a way that these objectives were achieved.

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