Born in Europe, the author came from humble economic means before starting her studies in management and organizational science. The idea of the book had occurred to her while she was working for big companies and researching their management cultures and organizational structures.
The Stickmen and the Kindling Strategyby A. T. Sorsa
This is a fictional story of a CEO and his quest for a new, winning strategy is an imaginary tale of the business world. The managers are always looking for the change. They want to make their companies the market leaders. The author chastise executives who are always looking for business consultants doing their strategy work for them. In today's world, management makes hard decisions that can affect lives of many employees - including themselves.
This book is also about adjusting attitudes toward change in life, business, work environment, and how stress can affect your work results, your relationships, your status, and personal life. It shows how even one bad decision can affect the organizational development, the human resources management, and it can also have a profound effect in the lives of the decision makers.
This book explains in a simple way the CEO's and the management board's task. It discusses what problems arise when a CEO fails in his key task: to choose the strategy for the company and give direction to managers.
The CEO finds out that it is difficult to sell a new strategy after one mistake.
The impact on CEO's personal life, the employees, the shareholders, the customers, and the managers is also discussed.
The CEO has to find a way to hire new managers after some of the stickmen leave the company. What will he do with the remaining stickmen?
What other ideas the CEO has in order to get his company back on top? Read this book to find out.
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