Changing Gears: How to Take Your Kiwi Business From the Kitchen Table to the Board Room

Changing Gears: How to Take Your Kiwi Business From the Kitchen Table to the Board Room

by David Irving, Darl Kolb, Deborah Shepherd, Christine Woods
     
 

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Rooted in the success stories of real companies, this guide presents a concise outline of the key business principles behind generating growth, profitability, and market penetration. Illustrated throughout with diagrams and exercises, this accessible handbook provides answers to the most critical questions regarding business models, financial drivers, leadership,

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Rooted in the success stories of real companies, this guide presents a concise outline of the key business principles behind generating growth, profitability, and market penetration. Illustrated throughout with diagrams and exercises, this accessible handbook provides answers to the most critical questions regarding business models, financial drivers, leadership, and team-building. From start-up entrepreneurs and established family businesses to farms and factories, this examination draws on real-life business careers and international research, celebrating the vision, determination, and tenacity of owner-managers. Stressing a healthy balance between professional and personal lives, this analysis is the essential toolkit to conducting small to medium-sized businesses more efficiently.

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"A fantastic guide book for Kiwi businesses as they strive to go to the next stage in their journey. It is great to see such insight coming from a group of talented New Zealanders who have developed a real deep niche and knowledge of the Kiwi business person."  —Stephen Tindall, Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781869404505
Publisher:
Auckland University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

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