Coaching Points for Successful Leadership in Large High Technology Companies

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A system engineering and process management approach is offered to mitigate risks for strategic decision making in large high technology based companies. This approach is based upon the risk mitigation methodology of project management together with a process approach to deploying a full scale engineering development for a complex hardware system. The cost of decision making is related to the specific industry and coaching points are developed and presented in a four-step longitudinal process. Risk mitigation guidelines are identified to help ensure a senior management team's success emphasizing agility for addressing nonlinear problems such as when innovation is required in both the technology itself and the business model.