On the Fly: Executing Strategy in a Changing World by Stephen J. Wall, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
On the Fly: Executing Strategy in a Changing World

On the Fly: Executing Strategy in a Changing World

by Stephen J. Wall
     
 

On the Fly presents a model for allowing strategies to evolve in response to external changes, while still making use of the analytical tools that can help to predict the likely success of possible different actions. It addresses the importance of involving people at all levels of the organization while also acknowledging the importance of control and the

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On the Fly presents a model for allowing strategies to evolve in response to external changes, while still making use of the analytical tools that can help to predict the likely success of possible different actions. It addresses the importance of involving people at all levels of the organization while also acknowledging the importance of control and the different roles that strategists at different levels will need to play.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Wall, a consultant in strategic management and leadership, argues in this engaging and well-written book that in spite of their aversion to the process of strategic planning, organizations actually need strategic focus now more than ever." —CIO Magazine, Feb. 1, 2004 issue
Soundview Executive Book Summaries
Management consultant and author Stephen Wall uses examples from many industries to describe several innovative ways businesses, including airlines, pharmaceuticals and computers, can succeed through strategy development. His business model focuses on two-way communication, continuous learning and fluid processes. On the Fly presents guidelines for encouraging creativity while containing risk, and maintaining strategic focus while achieving maximum flexibility. Wall also addresses the importance of involving all employees in the plan for action. Copyright © 2004 Soundview Executive Book Summaries

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471464846
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/09/2004
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

STEPHEN J. WALL is a Managing Director and Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Leader of Right Management Consultants, a leading organizational consulting and career transition firm with 300 offices worldwide. He is the coauthor of two other books, The New Strategists and The Morning After.

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