Terra Incognita: A Navigation Aid for Energy Leaders

Terra Incognita: A Navigation Aid for Energy Leaders

by Christopher E.H. Ross, Lane E. Sloan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593701098

ISBN-13: 9781593701093

Pub. Date: 04/15/2007

Publisher: PennWell Corporation

Terra Incognita addresses the forthcoming transition in energy supplies and shift from conventional oil as the strategic energy source. It identifies the leadership challenges ahead and summarizes the lessons learned from interviews with more than 20 energy company CEOs and senior leaders. The structure of the book follows the planning cycle of strategic assessment…  See more details below

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Terra Incognita addresses the forthcoming transition in energy supplies and shift from conventional oil as the strategic energy source. It identifies the leadership challenges ahead and summarizes the lessons learned from interviews with more than 20 energy company CEOs and senior leaders. The structure of the book follows the planning cycle of strategic assessment (Chapters 1-4), strategy development (Chapters 5-7), and strategy implementation (Chapters 8-10) through a leadership perspective focused directly on the energy industry.

Features and benefits:
• This is the first book ever written specifically for current and future leaders in the energy industry that presents in one volume
• The understanding that recent trends are not sustainable, and that enduring energy companies will have to change to respond to new technological and social demands and opportunities
• Insights from recent corporate success stories that have demonstrated sustainable and profitable growth since 2001
• Interviews with CEOs of large energy companies on setting direction, executing strategies and leading their enterprises
• A profile of the energy leader of the future

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593701093
Publisher:
PennWell Corporation
Publication date:
04/15/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
522
Sales rank:
1,355,195
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

• Acknowledgments
• Prologue
• Energy strategic leadership framework
• Learning from the past
• New global competitors--Rise of national oil companies
• The resource dilemma
• Society's evolving expectation
• Persuasive investor value proposition
• Evaluating strategic choices
• Setting the direction
• Executing the strategy
• Leading in turbulent times
• Next generation energy leaders
• Index

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