The Boundaryless Organization: Breaking the Chains of Organizational Structure

The Boundaryless Organization: Breaking the Chains of Organizational Structure

by Ron Ashkenas, Dave Ulrich, Todd Jick, Steve Kerr
     
 

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To succeed in business today, organizations must learn to color outside the lines. In the words of Jack Welch, the much-quoted CEO of General Electric, organizations have to become "boundaryless." In The Boundaryless Organization, this top team of management experts shows how to sweep away the artificial obstacles of hierarchy, turf, and geography that too often

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To succeed in business today, organizations must learn to color outside the lines. In the words of Jack Welch, the much-quoted CEO of General Electric, organizations have to become "boundaryless." In The Boundaryless Organization, this top team of management experts shows how to sweep away the artificial obstacles of hierarchy, turf, and geography that too often stand in the way of outstanding business performance. They demonstrate how top organizations such as Samsung, Morgan Bank, and SmithKline Beecham are busting boundaries on all fronts, each enjoying stellar results by encouraging the flow of ideas, resources, and talents in and out of the organization, up and down the hierarchy, and across geographic boundaries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787940003
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/10/1998
Series:
Business and Management Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.97(h) x 1.08(d)

Meet the Author

RON ASHKENAS is a partner in the consulting firm of Robert Schaeffer and Associates in Stamford, Connecticut. DAVE ULRICH is professor of business at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. TODD JICK is a consultant with the Center for Executive Development in Boston. STEVE KERR was handpicked by Jack Welch to lead the boundary-breaking charge at General Electric; he is vice president, Corporate Leadership Development at GE in Miami.

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