Gregory Balestrero

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This decade holds many changes for the United States, but the greatest needs regarding America's needs regarding America's productivity in the 1990s, are better education and employee training.
- G. Balestrero, 1990.

Gregory Balestrero (born July 16, 1947) is an American industrial engineer, and CEO Emeritus of the Project Management Institute. He has a record of overseeing administrative, financial and internal affairs for professional associations.

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1990s[edit]

  • This decade holds many changes for the United States, but the greatest needs regarding America's productivity in the 1990s, are better education and employee training.
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society for Integrated Manufacturing (1990). Manufacturing Review v.3 no.1-3 1990. p. 131.
  • Employees cannot become more productive in every sense of the word unless they are provided with continuous on-the-job training.
    • NACE International (1990). Materials Performance. p. 104.
  • Companies have a responsibility to train and retrain their employees.
    • Graduating Engineer. v.12 1990/1991 McGraw-Hill, 1990. p. 14.
  • The rapid deterioration of education has been recognized as a national problem for the past several years. Consequently, American businesses must meet the immediate challenge of poorly-educated people in today's workforce by strengthening employee training programs.
    • Public power (1990) Volume 48. American Public Power Association. p. 9

2000s[edit]

  • Great leaders recognize that companies must innovate to remain competitive, and they nurture environments that encourage creative thinking... Innovation is rarely accidental — it takes an organizational commitment that starts at the executive level. The idea is not enough. As Thomas Edison said, innovation is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. Too often companies forget the ‘perspiration’ or execution part of the equation.

2010s[edit]

  • Dr. Cleland was among the first to see project management strategically as well as tactically, at the center of organizational competencies... It's hard to believe, but there was a time when it was new and unfamiliar. Dr. Cleland was a driving force behind the adoption of project management as a professional competency, and is a key contributor to the success of all organizations that use professional project management standards and methodologies today.

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