Planning Doesn’t Have to Be the Enemy of Agile

Harvard Business

Early in the twentieth century Henri Fayol identified the job of managers as to plan, organize, command, coordinate, and control. The Fayol legacy lingers. Planners have traditionally been obsessed with gathering hard data on their industry, markets, competitors. Nespresso took off when it stopped targeting offices and started marketing itself to households. Jon Feingersh/Getty Images. Planning has long been one of the cornerstones of management.

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