From The Ground Up

From The Ground Up

by Edward E. Lawler III




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For any manager or executive who's had it with quick-fix approaches to organizational transformation, here's a proven approach that lasts. In this paperback edition of the best-selling original work, management expert Ed Lawler presents six principles—and plenty of practical guidance—for overhauling an enterprise from bottom to top and bringing it into alignment with the realities of today's marketplace. Don't fall for yet another silver-bullet solution. This is the definitive approach to making the kind of substantive changes that will bolster your company's competitive stance, now and for years to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787902414
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/14/1996
Series: Business-Management Series
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.63(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents


The Author.

Introduction: The New Realities of Business Competition.

Part One: The New Logic Principles.

1. Changing the Assumptions: The New Logic Principles for Organizing.

2. Achieving High Performance: Turning Principles into Practice.

Part Two: Putting the Principles to Work: Strategy and Structure.

3. Business Strategy: Creating the Winning Formula.

4. Corporate Architecture: Structuring for High Performance.

5. Organization Design: Matching the Organization to the Business.

6. Work Design: Moving Beyond the Limits of Jobs to Work and Involvement.

7. Teams: Keys to Making them Successful.

Part Three: Putting the Principles to Work: People, Rewards, Communication, and Measurement.

8. Human Resources: Managing People in New Logic Corporations.

9. Reward Systems: Paying for Teamwork, Competencies, and Performance.

10. Communication and Measurement: Supporting New Logic Management.

Part Four: Managing Change: The New Logic Corporation and Beyond.

11. Making It Happen: Creating the New Logic Corporation.

12. Beyond the Corporation: The Impact of the New Logic on Society.



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