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ReLaunch: How to Stage an Organizational Comeback
     

ReLaunch: How to Stage an Organizational Comeback

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by Mark Rutland
 

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ISBN-10: 1434705757

ISBN-13: 2901434705753

Pub. Date: 02/01/2013

Publisher: David C Cook


A church in deep debt with attendance down by the thousands. A college that had lapsed into a coma, its buildings in shambles, its faculty demoralized, its enrollment at rock bottom. A university facing lawsuits, scandal, and near-bankruptcy. Each situation involved different financial needs, different lost dreams, different personal wounds. But they each had

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A church in deep debt with attendance down by the thousands. A college that had lapsed into a coma, its buildings in shambles, its faculty demoralized, its enrollment at rock bottom. A university facing lawsuits, scandal, and near-bankruptcy. Each situation involved different financial needs, different lost dreams, different personal wounds. But they each had one thing in common: each needed a leader who could restore hope, vision, and viability.
 
Dr. Mark Rutland has led three institutional turnarounds over the past twenty-five years. He has seen organizations that were dying come to new life. And he knows the steps you need to take right now. How do you know what to do to help your church or organization make it, even when circumstances and personnel challenges seem too much to handle? Here are the answers. As Dr. Rutland writes in this New York Times bestseller, the true leader can say, “This book is for the rugged visionaries who see in the wreckage a hope for the future and are willing to pay the price for a relaunch.”

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ISBN-13:
2901434705753
Publisher:
David C Cook
Publication date:
02/01/2013
Pages:
240

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments....................     7     

Foreword....................     9     

Preface....................     11     

PART I: LEARNING THE ART OF LEADERSHIP....................          

1. My Mother's Flower Beds....................     17     

2. Dream Day and Mrs. Burkett....................     23     

3. My Turnaround Leadership Journey....................     29     

4. Before the Nuts and Bolts: Leadership as an Art........     53     

PART II: THE SEVEN STEPS OF THE TURNAROUND................          

5. Step 1: Facing Institutional Reality...................     71     

6. Step 2: Communicating a Vision....................     87     

7. Step 3: Aligning Market, Message, and Medium...........     101     

8. Step 4: Creating an Executable Strategy................     113     

9. Step 5: Shifting Culture....................     127     

10. Step 6: Keeping an Eye on Quality....................     145     

11. Step 7: Measuring and Celebrating Success.............     153     

PART III: BUILDING THE TURNAROUND TEAM....................          

12. Hiring for a Turnaround....................     161     

13. The Troubling Art of Firing....................     173     

14. Forming a Board....................     183     

Epilogue: The Inner Life of the Turnaround Leader.........     197     

Notes....................     205     


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ReLaunch: How to Stage an Organizational Comeback 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
huckdonfonix More than 1 year ago
Amazing book. I couldn't put it down. I have already read it cover to cover twice. Dr. Rutland outlines leadership principles that are not only invaluable to turnarounds in business and church organizations, but also in one's own personal life. Furthermore, the real-life experiences and stories that he uses to help communicate these principles make this a very engaging and insightful read. I highly recommend this book for anyone who will ever have to lead an organization through difficulty. As someone who has personally born witness to his work in radically turning organizations from the brink of disaster, I can testify to the wisdom and effectiveness of the principles in this book.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've read lots of leadership books. This is one of the most inspiring and practical ones I have read. I hope to learn from it and apply it where I work.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
good book