Getting Results: Five Absolutes for High Performance

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Wiley, Jun 18, 2001 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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You have the vision. Now you have the means to achieve it. Written by two experts from the University of Michigan Business School, this book outlines a proven five-step process for achieving the organizational imperatives you want in a systematic fashion you can follow. The authors offer field-tested guidance on how to focus company-wide efforts on desired outcomes, create a positive working environment that encourages achievement, and practice continuous improvement to sustain and improve operating results. Based on extensive research that includes data gathered from more than 2,000 managers, the book includes a wealth of illustrative case studies, vignettes, and self-assessments that will help you see your way to success.

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Contents

The Call for Results
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Focus on the Purpose of Your Organization
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Prepare for Battle Equip Your
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CLINT O. LONGENECKER is the Stranahan Distinguished Professor of Management in the College of Business Administration at the University of Toledo. He has extensive business experience in both the United States and abroad specializing in performance improvement. He also teaches in the Executive Education Program at the University of Michigan Business School. JACK L. SIMONETTI is an adjunct professor of executive education at the University of Michigan Business School and professor emeritus of management at the University of Toledo. Prior to his academic career, he had extensive experience in HR and employee relations with the BF Goodrich Company.

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