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Leadership Corner: The WICS Model

July 17, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 6   What makes one leader succeed while another fails? According to one expert, it is the ability to synthesize wisdom, intelligence, and creativity in making decisions and inspiring others.

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Project Management Institute Holds Government Forum

July 17, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 6   Government agencies face intense competition from private industry and developing nations in the global war for project management talent, according to Project Management Institute CEO Greg Balestrero.

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This Month in NASA History: Ranger 7

July 17, 2008 Vol. 1 Issue 6   On July 28, 1964, Ranger 7 was launched from Cape Canaveral.

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Message from the Academy Director: Talent Management 101

July 17, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 6   There has been a lot of talk over the past decade about talent management. What does it mean? What are its implications for a project-based organization like NASA?

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NASA on the Hill: Administrator Testifies on Shuttle Workforce Transition

July 17, 2008 Vol. 1 Issue 6   NASA Administrator Dr. Michael Griffin told a Senate Subcommittee that extending Space Shuttle operations beyond FY 2010 would have “serious budgetary and schedule repercussions for the Constellation program.”

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View from the Outside: India Readies for First Moon Mission

July 17, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 6   The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) plans to launch Chandrayaan-1, its first mission to the moon, in mid-September.

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Academy Brief: The Project Management Competency Model

July 17, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 6   All of the Academy’s professional development activities are based on a competency model for project management that has evolved over the past two decades.

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Risk Management Bookshelf: The Black Swan

July 17, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 6   What can we learn about risk from the success of Harry Potter and the stock market crash of 1929?

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