Drive Business Performance: Enabling a Culture of Intelligent Execution [NOOK Book]

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This groundbreaking guide provides a deep understanding of how to achieve enterprise performance management objectives, backed up by first-hand accounts from Fortune 500 companies who are winning by building accountability, intelligence, and informed decision-making into their organizational DNA. Drive Business Performance explains the competitive advantage experienced by organizations that create and manage a "Culture of Performance."
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Drive Business Performance: Enabling a Culture of Intelligent Execution

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Overview

This groundbreaking guide provides a deep understanding of how to achieve enterprise performance management objectives, backed up by first-hand accounts from Fortune 500 companies who are winning by building accountability, intelligence, and informed decision-making into their organizational DNA. Drive Business Performance explains the competitive advantage experienced by organizations that create and manage a "Culture of Performance."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470428368
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/3/2010
  • Series: Microsoft Executive Leadership Series , #15
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Bruno Aziza has led marketing, sales, and operations teams at various technology firms, including Apple Inc., Business Objects, and Decathlon. Bruno has worked and lived in France, the U.K., Germany and the U.S., and holds a master's degree in business and economics from three European institutions. He currently works on Microsoft's Global Business Intelligence strategy.

Joey Fitts has consulted over twenty-five of the Fortune 500, guest-lectured at Harvard Executive Education programs, raised over $16 million in venture capital, and served on the Board of Advisors for InterVivos and the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). He currently works on Microsoft's Global Business Intelligence Alliance strategy.

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Chapter 1: The Six Stages of Performance Management.

Chapter 2: Managing Performance.

Chapter 3: Monitor.

Chapter 4: Analyze.

Chapter 5: Plan.

Chapter 6: Pull It All Together: What’s Your Organization’s Stage?

Index.

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  • Posted June 20, 2012

    Great book, highly recommended reading for all pros involved in

    Great book, highly recommended reading for all pros involved in enterprise business intelligence
    Boris Evelson
    Forrester Research

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  • Posted November 10, 2011

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    Drive Business Performance

    Microsoft strategists Bruno Aziza and Joey Fitts want to help readers straddle the ¿technical¿ and the ¿theoretical.¿ To that end, they¿ve created a practical, useful tool to help companies deliver dependable data, analytical rigor and sound planning. Aziza and Fitts emphasize that your company can¿t win unless you empower your workforce to be fully in control of its own data ¿ the data employees need to make independent choices and advance your organization¿s overall goals. While the authors¿ passion and knowledge shine through, their text might have benefited from some closer editing. It can be lucent, but it also can be heavy reading at times. Because Aziza and Fitts wrote for those who live with data daily, getAbstract recommends their insights to executives, managers, analysts and IT pros.

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  • Posted December 11, 2009

    A realistic and useful approach

    Unlike many business books that provide information based on theory or how others have done it, this book is a chapter by chapter guide based on actual, hands on use of the subject matter. The subject matter is a MUST read for any business executive or manager that is seeking to elevate their business and themseleves, especially in this economy.

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