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Author Loch, C. (Christoph)

Title Management quality and competitiveness : lessons from the industrial excellence award / Christoph Loch, Stephen E. Chick, Arnd Huchzermeier
Published Berlin : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 156 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. The challenge -- pt. 2. Management quality, innovation, and services -- pt. 3. Networked strategy -- pt. 4. What does this mean? Implications of the industrial excellence examples
Summary This book showcases examples of excellent manufacturing companies who have succeeded in creating value and job growth in Western Europe. The examples show managers of industrial firms how a clearly articulated strategic position can be combined with excellent execution to achieve competitiveness in Europe, in spite of the usually cited disadvantage of high labor costs and rigidity. Not every company is alike a" strategic positions differ, and the means of execution differ, but what is common is a clear plan together with mobilization of all employees to apply their abilities in supporting
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-148) and index
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Subject Management.
Organizational effectiveness.
Success in business.
Form Electronic book
Author Chick, Stephen E.
Huchzermeier, A. (Arnd)
LC no. 2008925414
ISBN 9783540791843
3540791833 (Cloth)
9783540791836 (Cloth)