The Eleven Commandments of 21st Century Management: What Cutting-Edge Companies are Doing to Survive and Flourish in Today's Chaotic Business World

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Respected analyst Matthew Kiernan offers his Eleven Commandments of 21st Century Management, a collection of visionary strategies that executives can use to foster the mix of constant creativity and lightning-swift implementation that will enable their companies to prosper. Business leaders will find guidelines for creating new sources of profit, discovering hidden assets, empowering employees, "globalizing" corporate perspectives, and much more. They'll also find over 70 inspiring success stories that show the ...
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Overview

Respected analyst Matthew Kiernan offers his Eleven Commandments of 21st Century Management, a collection of visionary strategies that executives can use to foster the mix of constant creativity and lightning-swift implementation that will enable their companies to prosper. Business leaders will find guidelines for creating new sources of profit, discovering hidden assets, empowering employees, "globalizing" corporate perspectives, and much more. They'll also find over 70 inspiring success stories that show the Commandments at work in the real world - from the innovations of cutting edge ad agency Chiat/Day to the industry reforms of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee to the Rolling Stones' immensely profitable Steel Wheels Tour - as well as guidelines for increasing your company's decision-making speed and strategic implementation; methods for breaking down the internal barriers that separate people, department and disciplines ... and strangle innovation; techniques for developing forward-looking measurement tools that reveal the true dynamics of your company's performance and point the way to success; and practical advice on turning your organization's continuing education into a truly sustainable competitive advantage. Forward-looking executives searching for compelling alternatives to past and present management approaches will find this insightful book to be a clarion call to arms and a blueprint for success.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780765464439
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/1/1996
  • Pages: 257

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface: The Fortune 500 Is Over
Ch. 1 Learning to Love Turbulence: The 11 Commandments of 21st Century Management 1
Ch. 2 Make Your Own Rules: Better Still, Invent Your Own Game 14
Ch. 3 Get Innovative or Get Dead 34
Ch. 4 Leveraging Hidden Value Potential 52
Ch. 5 The Quick and the Dead: Competing on Speed 69
Ch. 6 Get Entrepreneurial and Experimental 85
Ch. 7 Breaking Barriers 103
Ch. 8 Empowerment: Building the Posthierarchical Company 129
Ch. 9 Globalize or Perish 145
Ch. 10 The Eco-Industrial Revolution: Environment as a Competitive Weapon 170
Ch. 11 Organizational Learning: The Next Corporate Jihad 194
Ch. 12 Wake-Up Call for Wall Street: Strategic Performance Measurement 216
Ch. 13 Conclusion: Building an Innovation Infrastructure for 21st Century Companies 235
End Notes 239
Index 247
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