The Critical Path to Corporate Renewal

The Critical Path to Corporate Renewal

by Michael Beer, Bert A. Spector, Bert Spector, Russell A. Eisenstat
     
 

American corporations that once enjoyed a healthy command of their markets today find themselves in a fierce battle to reestablish dominance,to regain market share,even at times to fight for survival. Management of these companies knows that it must find new ways to organize and manage people if it is to increase quality,lower costs,and encourage innovation,the basis…  See more details below

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American corporations that once enjoyed a healthy command of their markets today find themselves in a fierce battle to reestablish dominance,to regain market share,even at times to fight for survival. Management of these companies knows that it must find new ways to organize and manage people if it is to increase quality,lower costs,and encourage innovation,the basis for competitive advantage in the 1900s and beyond. Unfortunately,it doesn't know how. In The Critical Path,three leading management experts set a practical and effective agenda for revitalizing the corporation. Through an in-depth analysis of six companies that have undergone fundamental changes,the authors discovered what works and what doesn't in corporate renewal. They describe the many common errors companies make it getting started-launching a corporate culture program,introducing a new performance appraisal and merit pay system,hiring consultants who recommend trendy quick fixes,and restructuring the organization without understanding its real needs.

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Experts have diagnosed the need for more participative modes of management; this book proposes a means of accomplishing that goal. Grounded in the realities of the large corporation, it offers advice for CEOs, line managers, and human resource specialists who seek revitalization of the organization. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780875842394
Publisher:
Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date:
11/28/1990
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 8.34(h) x 1.11(d)

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