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Introduction: we have extensive surveys, literature on how companies deploy business strategies to survive and succeed in global competition also we have many papers on project management and its related topics but we have very few on the project strategy alignment with business strategy and we. Ford executives recently appointed the company's first senior vice president of sustainability, environment, and safety engineering this position is responsible for establishing a long-range sustainability strategy and environmental policy the person in this position will also help develop the products and processes.
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