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Author Axson, David A. J.

Title Best practices in planning and performance management : radically rethinking management for a volatile world / David A.J. Axson
Edition Third edition
Published Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 299 pages) : illustrations
Series Wiley best practices
Wiley best practices.
Contents Traditional management processes are obsolete -- What is performance management? -- Sizing the opportunities -- Using best practices to drive change -- Strategic planning : ideas that drive results -- Tactical and financial planning: translating strategy into action -- Management reporting: from information to insight -- Forecasting: pass the crystal ball -- Risk management: place your bets -- Technology: panacea or pain? -- Implementing best practices -- Implementation secrets -- Managing in an uncertain world -- Looking to the future
Summary A practical framework for effectively managing performance in today's complex, competitive and risky global markets. The Third Edition provides a complete framework for building best practice management processes for today's complex and uncertain world. Fully updated to reflect the events of the global economic crisis, this book provides further practical examples of companies that are successfully using the practices identified.: Updated for the implications of the global economic crisis on management practices; Completely rewritten section on "What it Takes To Be An Effective Manager In
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Benchmarking (Management)
Business planning.
Managerial accounting.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010003840
ISBN 0470644397 (electronic bk.)
1119203031 (electronic bk.)
9780470644393 (electronic bk.)
9781119203032 (electronic bk.)