Fast Forward: The Best Ideas on Managing Business Change

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Harvard Business Press, 1996 - Business & Economics - 278 pages
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Bringing together 14 articles from the Harvard Business Review, this book presents ideas on successfully managing business change. It includes contributions from both scholars and practitioners, including Peter Drucker, John Kotter, Michael Hammer and Rosabeth Moss Kanter. There are also interviews and discussions with key agents of business change, such as ABB's Percy Barnevik, Xerox's Paul Allaire and AlliedSignal's Lawrence A. Bossidy.
 

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Champy (Reengineering Management: The Mandate for New Leadership, LJ 3/15/95) and Nohria (coauthor of Beyond the Hype: Rediscovering the Essence of Management, Harvard Business Sch., 1992) have ... Read full review

Contents

I
3
II
15
III
39
IV
61
V
91
VI
105
VII
121
VIII
141
X
181
XI
197
XII
215
XIII
229
XIV
247
XV
263
XVI
267
XVII
273

IX
157

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About the author (1996)

Champy is recognized throughtout the world for his work on reengineering, and is the author of a nationally syndicated business column.

Dr. Nitin Nohria serves as the 10th dean of Harvard Business School. He previously served as co-chair of the Leadership Initiative, Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Development, and head of the Organizational Behavior unit. His intellectual interests center on human motivation, leadership, corporate transformation and accountability, and sustainable economic and human performance. A prolific author, Dr. Nohria has co-authored or co-edited 16 books, including a recent Handbook Of Leadership Theory and Practice, a compendium dedicated to advancing research on leadership. He also recently co-authored a book chronicling how leaders from various backgrounds rose to power in American businesses, which joins two others in the series that detail the greatest business leaders in the 20th century and offers historic leadership profiles. In addition, he recently collaborated to develop a video designed to generate discussion of the value and importance of leadership in addressing some of society's most pressing problems. He also co-launched a Harvard Business Review six-week blog on how leadership might look in the future. Dean Nohria has taught courses across Harvard Business School's MBA, Ph.D., and Executive Education programs. He also served as a visiting faculty member at the London Business School in 1996. Prior to joining the Harvard Business School faculty in July 1988, Dr. Nohria received his Ph.D. in Management from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (which honored him as a Distinguished Alumnus in 2007). He and his wife live in the Boston area with their two daughters.

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