The Complexity Crisis: Why Too Many Products, Markets, and Customers Are Crippling Your Company--and What to Do about It

The Complexity Crisis: Why Too Many Products, Markets, and Customers Are Crippling Your Company--and What to Do about It

by John L. Mariotti, Paula Conway
     
 

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Many companies today are in crisis. In the quest to grow their business in flat or declining markets, they have created dozens of new products and services while increasing their customer, vendor, and marketplace relationships. But even as top-line revenues go up, this rising tide of complexity is drowning bottom-line profits.

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Overview

Many companies today are in crisis. In the quest to grow their business in flat or declining markets, they have created dozens of new products and services while increasing their customer, vendor, and marketplace relationships. But even as top-line revenues go up, this rising tide of complexity is drowning bottom-line profits.

The Complexity Crisis shows you how to streamline your business for greatest efficiency, effectiveness, and profitability. You'll learn how to:

  • Target complexity in your organization and reduce or eliminate it
  • Build a simple, effective corporate structure
  • Add value to your business by avoiding complexity traps
In The Complexity Crisis, management consultant John L. Mariotti shows you how to evaluate your cost and management systems so you can clear away complexity-and conquer your competition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598692143
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.96(d)

Meet the Author

John L. Mariotti is president and founder of the Enterprise Group, a coalition of executive advisors. As the former president of Rubbermaid Office Products Group, he led a multinational group of nine divisions in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. He's also a former management consultant and contributing editor for Industry Week magazine.

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