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The Supply Chain Center of Excellence Director's First 100 Days

Formulate a course of action, make connections and establish a personal management style.

Analysts: Caroline Chumakov, Dana Stiffler, Ken Chadwick

Whether you are new to the organization or you've been promoted from within, the first 100 days constitute an expected “honeymoon” or transition period. It is during this critical period that you establish yourself and create the basic perceptions that others will, for better or worse, associate with your subsequent plans and actions.

Proper preparation, assessment, planning, acting, measuring and, above all, communicating, can greatly enhance your chances of success. This research highlights the key activities that focus on critical issues and provides actions and resources to help you achieve your intended outcomes. 

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