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Title Executing your business transformation : how to engage sweeping change without killing yourself or your business / Mark I. Morgan [and others]
Edition First edition
Published San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 280 pages) : illustrations
Contents Once upon a time in transformation : profiles of selected companies in transformation -- What got you here may kill you there : letting go of legacy success in order to prosper in the future -- Yesterday's leadership skills may prevent tomorrow's success : aligning leadership with transformation -- There is no strategy if nobody knows what to do : translating strategy into action moving forward -- Transforming strategy requires more than expensive software : how to keep from being a fool with a tool -- Transform human resources into a strategic advantage : how to engage HR at a strategic level -- Your customers are always right, except when they aren't : doing what is right for customers even when it is not what they asked for -- Don't let analysts run your business : pleasing the street is not always what it's cracked up to be -- Merger is not a four-letter word : how to reduce the risk of value loss in merging companies -- Who melted my cheese? : how to deal with the mixture of two different recipes for success -- Spin is overrated for creating value : replacing rhetoric with real communication -- Consultants are not an excuse for not knowing your business : how to engage professional services for maximum return -- Conclusion : next steps in creating better models and methods to transform organizations
Summary Practical real-world lessons for transforming any business. Based on the authors' decades of experience dealing with major business transformation, this book provides valuable guidance for any company contemplating mergers, acquisitions, or a major restructuring of your business model. Many organizations undergo transformation with lots of enthusiasm, but are frustrated with the results. This book contains a set of lessons gained in the process of working in and with organizations in the process of transformation. Some of the lessons include: The customer is always right except when they are n
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Organizational change.
Strategic planning.
Success in business.
Form Electronic book
Author Morgan, Mark I., 1954-
LC no. 2009047107
ISBN 0470588403 (electronic bk.)
047058842X (electronic bk.)
9780470588406 (electronic bk.)
9780470588420 (electronic bk.)