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Saturday, 25 May 2013 10:18

Farewell to the 'm' and the 'e'

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Farewell to the ‘m’ and the ‘e’. I have succumbed to the pressures of globalisation and adopted the American spelling of program as in program manager, program director and so on.

For a long time I have resolutely stuck with the UK spelling – programme. My writing is replete with ‘programme’s. But practical reality has struck. When you look at what is searched for on Linkedin or other places where people look for specialists, they mostly desire a program manager and far fewer a programme manager.

National pride 0, Mammon 1!

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Richard Newton

Richard Newton wears many hats. Included amongst these are his work as a consultant, author, blogger, change leader, company director, and program manager. His most well known project management book is The Project Manager: Mastering the Art of Delivery. He is also the author of the best-selling Dream It, Do It, Live It which applies project management principles to achieving personal dreams.

His articles and blogs can be followed at www.changinghats.com. Information about his company can be found at www.enixus.co.uk. His books are available at bookshops and online sellers worldwide.

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