100 years of project planning
Distilling a century’s worth of experience into 10 key points
By Richard Muther and Gerald Nadler
The 20th century witnessed the greatest development of technical wonders the world has ever seen. While these advances will continue, the world of business already is seeing a shift in emphasis from doing, producing and product improvement to the more mental emphasis on planning, reasoning and creating.
This is recognition that the mind is underutilized and that it can be made more contributive to our ways of living, of being and of doing. While this may involve all of us in a slow-moving shift of emphasis, a look at where the mind is coming from can be a helpful place to start preparing ourselves for the fresh advances in brain performance.
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