Developing Corporate Character: How to Successfully Change an Organization without Destroying It

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Explains how an organization with strong character can more successfully adapt to change, develop new skills, and ensure a successful future without sacrificing established values or strengths. Offers step-by-step instructions on how to determine the readiness of an organization to change—and how to identify directions and strategies most likely to succeed.

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Overview

Explains how an organization with strong character can more successfully adapt to change, develop new skills, and ensure a successful future without sacrificing established values or strengths. Offers step-by-step instructions on how to determine the readiness of an organization to change—and how to identify directions and strategies most likely to succeed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555421335
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/10/1989
  • Series: Management Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 227
  • Product dimensions: 6.32 (w) x 9.41 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Table of Contents

PrefaceThe Author
1. What Happened on the Way to Excellence?
Part One: Making Changes While Preserving Character
2. Assess Corporate Charcater: Determining What to Keep and What to Change
3. Change the Organization Without Losing Character
Part Two: Developing and Implementing a Corporate Vision
4. Negotiate a Shared Vision: Finding a Future That Fits
5. Implement the Vision: Making the Dream Real
6. Influence Corporate Character from the Middle: Not Waiting for the CEO
Part Three: Perpetuating the Distinctive Corporate Character
7. Keep Faith with the Corporate Character: Upholding Key Commitments
8. Make the Corporate Character Adaptive: Maintaining Tension Between Tradition and Change
9. Create Corporate Character That Lasts: Honoring the Past and Changing the Future
Resources for Change: A Guide for Assessing Corporate Character in Organizations
ReferencesIndex

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