Complete CEO: The Executive's Guide to Consistent Peak Performance

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Business success comes neither easily nor quickly. What is needed is a practical guide to achieving peak performance recognising your starting point and telling you what is required to achieve your goals. the Complete CEO meets this need by providing a comprehensive framework against which all business leaders can assess their strengths and weaknesses.

The Complete CEO combines invaluable insights from some of the most successful CEOs in North America and Northern Europe along ...

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Overview

Business success comes neither easily nor quickly. What is needed is a practical guide to achieving peak performance recognising your starting point and telling you what is required to achieve your goals. the Complete CEO meets this need by providing a comprehensive framework against which all business leaders can assess their strengths and weaknesses.

The Complete CEO combines invaluable insights from some of the most successful CEOs in North America and Northern Europe along with the authors' extensive knowledge and experience to create a complete programme for you and your business to achieve peak corporate and individual performance. The Complete CEO distils learning built up over the last ten years from 1,000 leaders of the world's largest quoted companies. By comparing the ways these leaders run their businesses with their long-term performance, you will be able to see what works in practice and how to make it work for you.

The Complete CEO is not a conventional business book and recognises there are no shortcuts to greatness. Even great CEOs have important areas of relative weakness. The tailored model of high performance presented in this book will be of enormous value to anyone who aspires to be a high-performing CEO.

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Soundview Executive Book Summaries
The complete CEO is multitalented. He or she sets the tone, chooses the right people and establishes the corporate agenda. Together, Thomas, Miles and Fisk have explored and defined the role of CEO. They answer the questions "what does a CEO do and what should a CEO do?" The Complete CEO: The Executive’s Guide to Consistent Peak Performance is organized around four levels of the CEO’s role: fundamentals, concepts, challenges and tools. Copyright © 2006 Soundview Executive Book Summaries
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781841127286
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/11/2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 260
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Thomas (London, UK) leads the Strategy and Marketing practice at PA Consulting Group, a leading management, systems, and technology consulting firm.

Gary Miles (Malaga, Spain) is an expert in the use of technology to drive business performance. He formerly operated the Information Systems Group at PA Consulting Group.

Peter Fisk (Teddington, Middlesex, UK) is a strategist and marketer who has worked with and consulted for some of the world’s leading brands. He formerly led the marketing team at PA Consulting Group.

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Acknowledgements.

Who is this book for?

Introduction.

Part 1: The Fundamentals of Success.

1. What is success for the CEO?

2. Who is the complete CEO?

3. Management and leadership.

Part 2: The CEO’s High-Performance Model.

1. Getting your company ready for greatness.

2. The CEO’s high-performance model.

3. A winning business model.

4. Right capabilities and resources.

5. Dedicated leadership.

6. Strong management.

7. An organization that knows itself.

Part 3: The CEO’s Challenges.

1. Negotiating the contract.

2. Managing the fi rst 100 days.

3. Dealing with underperforming businesses.

4. Dealing with underperforming individuals.

5. Making mergers and acquisitions.

6. Dealing with investors.

7. Knowing when and how to go.

Part 4: The CEO’s Toolkit.

1. Knowing yourself.

2. Defi ning the information you require.

3. Solving ‘bet-the-ranch’ problems.

4. Driving signifi cant change through the business.

5. Time management.

Endnote.

Appendix 1: Strategy in the multi-business context.

Appendix 2: Value measurement.

Index.

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