Livro The Smarter Organization - How to Build a Business That Learns and Adapts to Marketplace Needs - Michael E. McGill

The Smarter Organization - How to Build a Business That Learns and Adapts to Marketplace Needs
The Smarter Organization - How to Build a Business That Learns and Adapts to Marketplace Needs

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formato 16 x 23 cm . encadernado com sobre capa. "An outstanding resource. McGill and Slocum have helped demystify the 'Learning Organization.' In so doing, they have helped redefine the essence of organizational effectiveness." --Albert A. Vicere Associate Dean for Executive Education Penn State Executive Programs "McGill and Slocum unlock the secrets of successful companies and their leaders. If you want to lead, this book is worth your time." --Carl Sewell Author of Customers for Life "Candid . . . provocative . . . down-to-earth advice for managers on creating a learning organization. McGill and Slocum have taken organizational learning one step further using practical examples to excite controversy about how organizations can learn to become smart."--Richard J. Haayen Retired Chairman of the Board and CEO Allstate Insurance Company Executive-In-Residence Southern Methodist University "Successful companies adapt to a changing marketplace by a willingness to constantly change themselves. McGill and Slocum show both large and small organizations what it takes to learn and adapt to the accelerated pace of change."--Keith Hughes President and Chief Operating Officer Associates Corporation of North America Mirage Resorts, Inc. turns Las Vegas into a family vacation destination Honda parlays a motorcycle mistake into an automotive miracle Bentonville, Arkansas, Wal-Mart manages the world's largest retail operation Southwest Airlines opens routes to the East Coast Why do some companies succeed others fail? Why do once proud corporate giants struggle to return to profitability? If, as the pace of change in the business world accelerates, neither yesterday's achievements nor today's successes are guarantees of survival, what is? Is it culture, financing, marketing, manufacturing, or management that holds the key to business prosperity? Michael E. McGill and John W. Slocum, Jr., believe that some companies are simply smarter than others. Smart organizations don't simply change--they learn. Smarter organizations actively manage every key process to ensure continuous improvement. They create competitive environments and corporate practices that promote learning for everyone. It is the rate at which individuals learn that determines an organization's sustainable competitive advantage. Smarter organizations and smarter managers survive and thrive. In The Smarter Organization, based on years of hands-on work with some of the world's most successful corporations, McGill and Slocum will show you how to make the idea of the learning organization become a practical reality in your company. Drawing upon real-life examples over 175 companies, this book reveals what makes for a learning organization and how you can make your company smarter. You will learn how to create a learning culture, how to craft a learning strategy, how to design structures and systems that promote learning, how to motivate a work force through learning, and how to lead a learning organization. McGill and Slocum challenge today's popular approaches to organization and management... loja 3 - estante 24 - gaveta 4

ISBN: 0471598461


Código de Barras: 9780471598466


Origem: Importado


Idioma: Inglês


Categoria: Livros


Autor: Michael E. McGill


Título: The Smarter Organization - How to Build a Business That Learns and Adapts to Marketplace Needs


Editora: John Wiley & Sons


Edição: 1ª Edição


Ano: 1994


Assunto: Administração


Páginas: 288


Peso: 900 gramas


Conservação: Produto Usado



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formato 16 x 23 cm . encadernado com sobre capa. "An outstanding resource. McGill and Slocum have helped demystify the 'Learning Organization.' In so doing, they have helped redefine the essence of organizational effectiveness." --Albert A. Vicere Associate Dean for Executive Education Penn State Executive Programs "McGill and Slocum unlock the secrets of successful companies and their leaders. If you want to lead, this book is worth your time." --Carl Sewell Author of Customers for Life "Candid . . . provocative . . . down-to-earth advice for managers on creating a learning organization. McGill and Slocum have taken organizational learning one step further using practical examples to excite controversy about how organizations can learn to become smart."--Richard J. Haayen Retired Chairman of the Board and CEO Allstate Insurance Company Executive-In-Residence Southern Methodist University "Successful companies adapt to a changing marketplace by a willingness to constantly change themselves. McGill and Slocum show both large and small organizations what it takes to learn and adapt to the accelerated pace of change."--Keith Hughes President and Chief Operating Officer Associates Corporation of North America Mirage Resorts, Inc. turns Las Vegas into a family vacation destination Honda parlays a motorcycle mistake into an automotive miracle Bentonville, Arkansas, Wal-Mart manages the world's largest retail operation Southwest Airlines opens routes to the East Coast Why do some companies succeed others fail? Why do once proud corporate giants struggle to return to profitability? If, as the pace of change in the business world accelerates, neither yesterday's achievements nor today's successes are guarantees of survival, what is? Is it culture, financing, marketing, manufacturing, or management that holds the key to business prosperity? Michael E. McGill and John W. Slocum, Jr., believe that some companies are simply smarter than others. Smart organizations don't simply change--they learn. Smarter organizations actively manage every key process to ensure continuous improvement. They create competitive environments and corporate practices that promote learning for everyone. It is the rate at which individuals learn that determines an organization's sustainable competitive advantage. Smarter organizations and smarter managers survive and thrive. In The Smarter Organization, based on years of hands-on work with some of the world's most successful corporations, McGill and Slocum will show you how to make the idea of the learning organization become a practical reality in your company. Drawing upon real-life examples over 175 companies, this book reveals what makes for a learning organization and how you can make your company smarter. You will learn how to create a learning culture, how to craft a learning strategy, how to design structures and systems that promote learning, how to motivate a work force through learning, and how to lead a learning organization. McGill and Slocum challenge today's popular approaches to organization and management... loja 3 - estante 24 - gaveta 4

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