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Outside Leveraging: Creating Relationships Through Partnerships with Stakeholders

(picture of a man leveraging the Earth)
Archimedes, the gifted Greek scientist, mathematician and inventor, once said, "Give me a place to stand and rest my lever on, and I can move the earth." The "lever" allows the amount of effort required moving the mass to remain constant while the mass to be moved can grow in size and /or weight. We are here today seeking to create the philosophical levers, those strategic alliances that will allow us to move the mass of work more easily and effectively. Outside leveraging is one concept which we believe will help OSB realize its mission and improve the public health in the United States in tangible ways." 
Dr. Larry Kessler, 10/28/98 Outside Leveraging Seminar, Introduction Speech

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Stone Soup - A Fable


Outside Leveraging
Case Study - OSB - "98"


Examples of Leveraging in Regulatory Agencies
(Mini Case Studies)

Other FDA Sites


Updated March 12, 2003

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