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The Genesis Enterprise: Creating Peak-to-Peak Performance

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"Today's organizations are poised for a rebirth," says Jim Tompkins, a specialist in creating organizational excellence. He has found that the process begins not with another round of "new" programs - but in a basic approach that positions an organization to continuously reinvent itself by achieving ever-higher new levels of peak performance. The result is a truly revitalized and self-revitalizing organization that can be called a "Genesis Enterprise." To achieve the peak-to-peak success enjoyed by Genesis Enterprises, four transformations are
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Overview

"Today's organizations are poised for a rebirth," says Jim Tompkins, a specialist in creating organizational excellence. He has found that the process begins not with another round of "new" programs - but in a basic approach that positions an organization to continuously reinvent itself by achieving ever-higher new levels of peak performance. The result is a truly revitalized and self-revitalizing organization that can be called a "Genesis Enterprise." To achieve the peak-to-peak success enjoyed by Genesis Enterprises, four transformations are necessary. In a simple yet compelling style, this book shows you the "whys" and the "hows".

Offering a profound and reassuring message to organizations worldwide, this book defines a common-sense, synergistic charge process that allows a business to operate in perpetual breakthrough mode--because mere incremental improvements just won't cut the mustard anymore. 20 illustrations.

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Tompkins (CEO, Tompkins Associates) challenges entrenched notions on business concepts such as teams, partnering, and leadership, and describes how to achieve four necessary transformations for success--from management to leadership; from individuals to teams; from customer service to partnerships; and from traditional pay to "genesis" compensation. Appendices offer sample team charters, surveys, and letters, and show how to design a goal-sharing plan. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070651036
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 5/1/1995
  • Series: Paperbacks Series
  • Pages: 351
  • Product dimensions: 6.23 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 The Ultimatum to Become a Genesis Enterprise 3
2 Leaders Shape Culture 15
3 Leaders Define Direction 25
4 Leaders Define Motivation 51
5 Shifting from Management to Leadership 69
6 Understanding Teams 81
7 Understanding Empowerment 125
8 Shifting from Individuals to Teams 136
9 Understanding Customer Service 167
10 Understanding Partnerships 183
11 Shifting from Traditional Customer/Supplier Relationships to Partnerships 200
12 You Get What You Pay For 215
13 Recognition and Rewards in the Genesis Enterprise 231
14 Shifting from Traditional Compensation to Genesis Compensation 250
15 Becoming a Genesis Enterprise 271
Appendix A. Developing a Model of Success 280
Appendix B. Example of Team Charters 288
Appendix C. Assessing Team Progress 306
Appendix D. The Legal Aspects of Teams 317
Appendix E. Customer Service Survey 323
Appendix F. Relationship Review Questionnaire 329
Appendix G. Sample Letter of Intent for Cooperative Relationship Between Company A and Company B 334
Appendix H. Design of a Goalsharing Plan 338
Index 347
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