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Deborah Kiers

Since joining JMW in 1993, Deborah has supported several major companies worldwide in dramatically improving their performance and achieving unprecedented results. Her areas of expertise include organizational transformation and strategy implementation and high-performance delivery of major capital projects and alliances.
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Recent Posts

Finding the Leaders You Need: Time to stop overthinking it

As someone happily steeped in leadership development, I read a lot of the research, opinions, and articles out there. Naturally, I noticed a recent report on a survey of 510 executives, which...

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Innovate, Collaborate, And Commit: 3 Keys To High Performance In The Water Sector

In a recent Water Online editorial, Kevin Westerling shared a Q&A with Water Environment Federation (WEF) President Rick Warner. Central to the conversation were the topics of innovation,...

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How to Create an Environment Where Innovation Thrives

In today’s digital age, radical or disruptive change has become the norm. As technologies increasingly become information-enabled, established industry players are frequently falling victim to...

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Being Part Of The Water Evolution: It Takes An Environment For Innovation

Recently on UN World Water Day, the UN launched Clean Water Here, an initiative dedicated to educating the public about the need for safe drinking water globally. The effort emphasizes the tough...

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Collaborating To Confront Water Scarcity: 5 Things To Know

Whether it's working together across organizations, communities, or regions, collaboration is becoming essential to the viability of a multitude of efforts globally, including the water industry....

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Three key capabilities to ensure successful collaboration

Collaborations are growing at an exponential rate throughout the global corporate landscape. Whether it’s working together across functions, or different organizations coming together to deliver a...

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State-Owned Enterprises Under Pressure: Leading to Transformation

There was a time when tough market pressures to perform and deliver results were a hallmark of privately owned businesses. We have reflected on this in recent years, as some of the most daunting...

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Alliance Competence: Key Capabilities for Success

The formulation of alliances and partnerships is a global trend that is growing at an exponential rate. In the United States, alliances now account for 18% of the revenue of Fortune 1,000...

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Change Management: Maybe you can’t get it right

I was recently in a senior management meeting at a company going through a restructuring. People were very concerned about change management, and shared the view that their organization hadn’t always...

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