Navigating the Badlands: Thriving in the Decade of Radical Transformation

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Wiley, Sep 3, 2004 - Business & Economics - 336 pages
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How to stay on top during this perilous new phase of global transformation The rollercoaster stock market, worker migration, an overhaul of the traditional methods of strategic planning-today's global business environment has undergone dramatic changes with more on the way. Using the metaphor of traveling through the Badlands of the American West, Navigating the Badlands offers the principles, tools, transformative strategies, and essential understanding needed if executives and business leaders are to weather the rugged, global business landscape of the future. Mary O'Hara-Devereaux shows leaders and organizations how to stay on top during these difficult times, and reveals how to seize the opportunity to create new value from successful alliances, reach global markets, and find top talent. Navigating the Badlands is filled with the strategies necessary to move forward successfully in the unforgiving business climate that lies ahead, explores the challenges of developing executive readiness and effective leadership, and describes nine Organizational Pains, New Capabilities, and Principles of Transformation vital for doing business in the Badlands. The book provides powerful diagnostic and communication tools, short-term and long-term strategic support, and new collaborative suggestions for the journey. In addition, Navigating the Badlands is filled with illustrative stories of success and failures from a wide variety of companies and organizational models. Mary O'Hara-Devereaux (San Francisco, CA), CEO of Global Foresight, is an internationally recognized business forecaster and strategist and coauthor of Globalwork (1-55542-602-6). She has consulted for numerous global players including Chevron-Texaco, Coca-Cola, Motorola, and Procter & Gamble, as well as government agencies in the United States and China.

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Mary O’Hara-Devereaux is the CEO of Global Foresight and an internationally recognized business forecaster and strategist. She is the coauthor of Globalwork from Jossey-Bass. She has consulted for numerous global players, including ChevronTexaco, Coca-Cola, Motorola, Procter & Gamble, CITIC Pacific, Ericsson, Skandia, and Cable and Wireless as well as government agencies in the United States and China. In addition she has been a senior faculty member at the University of California, University of Hawaii, Peking University, and the Institute for the Future.

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