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The Impact of Digitization and Technology on Leadership

Organizations are rapidly changing due to the adoption of digital technologies. This evolution has wide-ranging ramifications for employees and their leaders. A growing number of jobs require extensive use of technology and the ability to keep up with fast-paced developments. Executives’ roles are changing in the wake of increased transparency and accountability across all levels of the organization.  A specific…

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