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Vision in Action, Putting a Winning Strategy to Work
Vision in Action Putting a Winning Strategy to Work Author:Benjamin B. Tregoe, John W. Zimmerman, Ronald A. Smith, Peter M. Tobia Two paragraphs from the front flap of the book jacket: "Vision in Action" is a pioneering work that addresses one of the most pressing business challenges today: integrating your company's strategic goals into day-to-day management decisions. A team of experts from Kepner-Tregoe, Inc., the renowned management consulting firm, explains how you c... more »an harness your company's strategic vision to improve the performance of your department, group, or division - and set a course for long-term growth and success in an increasingly competitive global market.
All to often, only the top management team has a clear idea of a company's long-term strategic goals. Line managers, and sometimes even senior executives, are left in the dark -and the consequences can be disastrous. You've probably read about how you can boost your company's performance by searching for excellence, learning from the art of Japanese management, and becoming a one-minute manager. And some of these management models may have helped you improve your operational efficiency. But improvements in operations are not always encugh. As "Business Week" has noted, some of the companies profiled in "In Search of Excellence" are now in serious trouble - because of strategic deficiencies.« less