Lasting Change: The Shared Values Process that Makes Companies Great

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1997 - Industrial management - 272 pages
We have all seen companies spend years -- and millions of dollars -- on training and restructuring programs, only to watch the benefits evaporate almost immediately. Why do things start sliding backwards even before the last bill from the consultant has been paid? And how can you create change that lasts in your company?

Rob Lebow and William Simon provide the answer -- in Lebow's patented Shared Values Process. Shared Values is a powerful management approach based on research with more than 17 million employees in companies around the world, and already implemented in more than 500 manufacturing, retail, and service businesses. Read why it works, diagnose your own company with Lebow's Corporate Values Test, and learn how to put Shared Values into action with this compelling common sense guide.

"Very simply, these eight principles say. . . do what is right, treat others as you would expect to be treated -- with trust and dignity. It really deals with the essence of down-to-earth values". -- Jim Stevens, COO Coca-Cola Enterprises

"The transformation has been remarkable, and I know the journey has just begun!" -- James Gabbert, CEO Gabberts Furniture

"The applications far exceed my wildest previous imagination. . . This is a concept we are going to run with". -- Paul Horgen, President and CEO, IBM, Mid-America Employees Federal Credit Union

"Fundamentals that too often get lost in big business. -- Roger D. Missimer, Senior VP, R.R. Donnelly Et Sons Co.

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Contents

An Operating System for People
3
What We Allow We Teach
31
Fixing People Never Works
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Rob Lebow is founder and Chairman of the Lebow Company, Inc. and runs management training programs and seminars throughout North America. He has appeared in Inc., Fortune, Success, and Incentives magazines, to name a few.William L. Simon, is a bestselling author of business books and narrative non-fiction, has also written extensively for screen and television.

William L. Simon is a screen and television writer and bestselling author.

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