Management Reset: Organizing for Sustainable Effectiveness [NOOK Book]

Overview

Management Reset

"is not about convincing you that organizations need to be sustainably effective; it is a book about how organizations can be sustainably effective."
EXCERPT from the Introduction

In Management Reset, the acclaimed management experts and authors of the best-selling book Built to Change offer a next-step resource for any organization that wants to thrive in our difficult economic environment. While organizations must perform ...

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Management Reset: Organizing for Sustainable Effectiveness

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Overview

Management Reset

"is not about convincing you that organizations need to be sustainably effective; it is a book about how organizations can be sustainably effective."
EXCERPT from the Introduction

In Management Reset, the acclaimed management experts and authors of the best-selling book Built to Change offer a next-step resource for any organization that wants to thrive in our difficult economic environment. While organizations must perform well financially, Edward E. Lawler III and Christopher G. Worley contend that companies also need to address their social and environmental impact to be viable in the long term.

Management Reset shows how organizations can be sustainably effective by becoming agile and developing the ability to adjust their strategy, organization design, and leadership practices to support profitability, social justice, and environmental health. The book is filled with illustrative lessons from such leading organizations as Microsoft, Cisco, Netflix, DaVita, Starbucks, Nokia, and the United States Secret Service. The authors offer clear, easy to implement principles and practices for managers, leaders, and consultants who want to organize for sustainable performance effectiveness.

By putting in place Lawler and Worley'sinnovative organization designs and management practices, forward-thinking organizations can remake themselves to better serve both their shareholders and society.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118008447
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/23/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 962,802
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Edward E. Lawler III is the Director of the Center for Effective Organizations at University of Southern California and Distinguished Professor of Business in Marshall School of Business at University of Southern California. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books including Treat People Right!, From the Ground Up, Organizing for High Performance, Rewarding Excellence, The Ultimate Advantage, and Talent, all from Jossey-Bass.

Christopher G. Worley is a Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at University of Southern California, and Professor of Management at Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management. He has authored five editions of Organization Development and Change, the largest-selling textbook in OD, and numerous articles on organization design. Lawler and Worley are the coauthors of Built to Change from Jossey-Bass.

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Table of Contents

Foreword v

Preface: From Change to Sustainable Effectiveness xi

1 Time for a Reset 1

2 Sustainable Management 21

Part One: The Way Value Is Created 41

3 Strategies for Sustainable Effectiveness 43

4 Developing a Strategy 71

Part Two: The Way Work Is Organized 97

5 Board Governance 99

6 Structures for Sustainable Effectiveness 127

7 Sustainable Work Systems 155

Part Three: The Way People Are Treated 175

8 Managing Performance 177

9 Reward Systems 201

10 Managing Talent 227

Part Four: The Way Behavior Is Guided 251

11 Leading, Managing, and Following 253

12 Transforming to Sustainable Management 279

Notes 305

Acknowledgments 315

The Authors 317

Index 319

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