Get In The Game: How To Create Rapid Financial Results And Lasting Cultural Change

Get In The Game: How To Create Rapid Financial Results And Lasting Cultural Change

by Rich Armstrong, Steve Baker

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Overview

Though technology has evolved at hyper speed over the past hundred years, management styles have mostly stayed the same. The higher-ups make the decisions, and the employees grind it out, often without knowing the endgame. In 1983, Jack Stack created a new game: The Great Game of Business.
Get In The Game further explains the rules of this Game: to win, you must get everyone at all levels of the business as informed, involved, and engaged as the owner. This book offers a step-by-step guide on how to teach employees the numbers, show them the big picture, and let them have a say in the company’s future. The Game has already benefited thousands of companies:
Is yours ready to get in The Game?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781642251302
Publisher: Advantage Media Group
Publication date: 10/01/2019
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 1,243,335
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

RICH ARMSTRONG is the President of The Great Game of Business, Inc. Rich coauthored the update of the #1 bestseller, The Great Game of Business – 20th Anniversary Edition. Rich has nearly thirty years of experience in improving business performance and employee engagement through the practice of open-book management and employee ownership, with service as a business coach and as a senior executive at SRC Holdings Corporation, one of America’s top 100 largest majority employee-owned companies. Rich also serves on the board of the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO).

STEVE BAKER is vice president of The Great Game of Business, Inc. Steve coauthored the update of the #1 bestseller, The Great Game of Business—20th Anniversary Edition. Steve is a top-rated, sought-after speaker and coach on the subjects of open-book management, strategy and execution, leadership, and employee engagement. Steve is a career marketing and branding professional and an award-winning artist.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Preface ix

Introduction: You are not Alone 1

Step 1 Begin with the Right Leadership 26

Step 2 Share the Why Before the How 36

Step 3 Open the Books and Teach the Numbers 44

Step 4 Focus on the Critical Number 60

Step 5 Act on the Right Drivers 82

Step 6 Create an Early Win with Minigames 88

Step 7 Provide a Stake in the Outcome 112

Step 8 Keep Score 134

Step 9 Follow the Action- Huddles and Forward Forecasting 148

Step 10 Sustain with High-Involvement Planning 180

Ready, Fire, Aim 203

Acknowledgments 209

About the Authors 213

Appendix: The Higher Laws of Business 215

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