Timelines into the Future: Strategic Visioning Methods for Government, Business, and Other Organizations

Ronis, Sheila R.

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Ronis, Sheila R.
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Sheila R. Ronis is Director of the MBA and Master of Science in Strategic Leadership Programs at Walsh College in Troy, Michigan, where she teaches the capstone of the MBA program in strategy and policy. She is also President of The University Group, Inc., a management consulting firm and think tank specializing in strategic management, visioning, national security, and public policy.Ronis, Sheila R. is the author of 'Timelines into the Future: Strategic Visioning Methods for Government, Business, and Other Organizations', published 2007 under ISBN 9780761836810 and ISBN 0761836810.

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