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Author Friant, Ray, author.

Title Beyond Buzzwords [electronic resource] : Key Knowledge for Crisis Managers, Executives & Aspiring MBAs / Ray Friant.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Bookmark Publishers, [2017]


Description 1 online resource (231 pages)
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Summary The undeniable truth is that every business drifts toward mediocrity and oblivion ... e.g., Kodak, Western Electric, Western Union, ITT, Polaroid. And almost every government organization becomes bloated and self-serving. Beyond Buzzwords explains to corporate and government leaders why mediocrity happens and what needs to be done to avoid it. The Book is philosophical, tutorial, and practical. Its recommended solutions have been used successfully for over fifty years. Ray Friant examined more than a hundred businesses to learn why they were seriously underperforming. His findings are universal and applicable to all organizations with more than a few hundred employees. The problemEven though today's products and services incorporate myriad levels of technology, and the complexity of organizations has grown exponentially, the practice of management has stayed somewhat static. Sophisticated computer programs and very detailed reports abound. But this hasn't eliminated the implosions in business and government where over half of all organizations miss their mandated performance. Friant's analysis shows that the major problems are at the top, and of the whole. Specifically:communicating.
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Subject Organizational change -- United States.
Strategic planning -- United States.
Corporate turnarounds -- United States -- Management.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
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Other Form: Print version: Friant, Ray. Beyond buzzwords. Convent Station, NJ : Advanced Management Press, c2006. 0978684710 (hbk.) (DLC)2005910700
ISBN 9780978684723 (epub)
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