Corporate Comeback: The Story of Renewal and Transformation at National Semiconductor

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Embark on a journey of historic transformation

Consultant Robert Miles' riveting account of one of business' legendary comebacks is a must for any business leader who intends to be competitive in the 21st century. In recounting his efforts assisting National Semiconductor's chairman and CEO stage the era's most stunning transformation, Miles articulates a winning framework that has evolved since his early career in developing transformational leaders at the Harvard Business School some 20 years ago. The powerful lessons of success he shares can help leaders avoid the costly results of trial and error, and face today's challenges armed with crucial insight and experience.

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Miles (Organizational Game, Addison-Wesley, 1993), dean of the business school at Emory University, aims his work at those executives and leaders dealing with corporate change. He takes a scholarly ... Read full review


Corporate Transformation
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Michael T. Kanazawa, chief executive officer of Dissero Partners, is a business advisor, author, and speaker. Michael serves as a business advisor to executives on the topics of corporate transformation, strategy, business execution, and leadership. Previously, he built the technology and innovation practice at a premier consulting firm that spun off from the Boston Consulting Group. With a blend of operating experience at Fortune 500 companies and collaboration on the development of the Accelerated Corporate Transformation (ACT) process, he brings a practical approach to driving breakthrough growth to his clients. He has worked with organizations including Silicon Valley start-ups, private equity investors and global corporations, such as AT&T, Anadigics, Intel, PG&E, Schlumberger, Symantec, and Verizon. Robert H. Miles, Ph.D., chairman of Dissero Partners, is a thought and practice leader in the fields of corporate transformation and executive leadership. He also serves as chairman of Galloway Consulting and president of Corporate Transformation Resources. Miles was a faculty member at the Yale School of Management and later at Harvard Business School, where he chaired the innovative program for CEOs, division presidents, and their teams that generated the initial insights for the ACT methodology. He has authored several books on his intensive support of corporate transformations at over twenty-five companies, including Corporate Comeback and Leading Corporate Transformation.

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