The Paradox Principles: How High Performance Companies Manage Chaos Complexity and Contradiction to Achieve Superior Results

The Paradox Principles: How High Performance Companies Manage Chaos Complexity and Contradiction to Achieve Superior Results

by Price Waterhouse, Irwin Professional

Hardcover

$24.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786304998
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 09/01/1995
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.31(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Chaos, Complexity, Contradiction: The New Corporate Reality.
The Five Paradox Principles.
Part II: The First Paradox Principles.
Part II: The First Paradox Principle: Positive Change Requires Significant Stability.
Change and Stability.
Fortifying Change with Stability.
Part III: The Second Paradox Principle: To Build an Enterprise, Focus Upon the Individual.
One Individual at a Time.
Building the Enterprise.
Part IV: The Third Paradox Principle: Focus Directly on Culture, Indirectly.
Culture and Performance.
Forging a New Culture.
Part V: The Fourth Paradox Principle: True Empowerment Requires Forceful Leadership.
Empowering Through Leadership.
Of Carrots and Sticks—and Technology Management.
Part VI: The Fifth Paradox Principle: In Order to Build, You Must Tear Down.
Crafting Strategy in the New Environment.
The Fall and Rise of Human Resources Management.
Measuring Up.
Part VII: Fifteen Rules: A Manifesto on Managing Paradox.

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