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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Bernard, John, 1955-
Business at the speed of now.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||1118175352 9781118175354 9781118175361 1118175360 9781118175378 1118175379 1283332582 9781283332583|
|Description:||1 online resource (xxi, 232 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||Business at the speed of now; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 Thriving in the Now: Prepare for Yes; Our Love of Speed; The Power of Yes; I Want My Yes Now!; Social Media, Cloud Computing, and the Millennial Mind-Set; Mass-Customize Me, Please!; Enabling Your Organization's YESability; The NOW Speedometer; Chapter 2 Making the Shift to Now: Put an End to Then; Shifting from Then to Now; That Was Then, This Is Now; The Seven Deadly Sins of Management; From Declining to Improving Results; The Right Tools in the Right Place at the Right Time; From Disengaged to Engaged. Chapter 3 Seizing the NOW Opportunity: Drive Growth with YesWhen You Operate in the Now; To Try or to Do, That Is the Question; The 9 Rules of Then, the 11 Rules of Now; Simon Says and Mother, May I?; Shifting Gears to the Now; Chapter 4 Leveraging the NOW Game Changers: Gain the Speed You Need; Satisfying the Hunger for Instant Information; A Cloud That Refreshes; The Power of Millennial Thinking; If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em; Chapter 5 Working in the NOW Business: Create the Context for Speed; Thinking in the Now; Management Is a System; Mapping the Fundamentals; Laying the Foundation. Connecting Every EmployeeChapter 6 Working on the NOW Business: Achieve Critical Breakthroughs; The Source of Breakthroughs; Creating the Skill to Plan at All Levels; Performance Breakthroughs in Action; Breakthroughs in Capability; Sequencing, Coordinating, and Seeing; Chapter 7 Creating NOW Transparency: Close the Execution Gap; Getting the Transparency Train on Track Initiating Transparency with; Initiating Transparency with Business Reviews; Preparing for Target Reviews; Real-Time Transparency and Corrective Action; Chapter 8 Solving Problems Now: Equip Everyone with the Core Skill. Creating the CharterStep 1: Agree on the Problem; Step 2: Map the Process; Step 3: Find the Root Cause; Step 4: Develop Solutions; Step 5: Implement the Fix; Step 6: Hold the Gain; Step 7: Reflect and Learn; Chapter 9 Enabling the NOW Workforce: Banish Fear, Build Trust; People Want to Do the Right Thing; Fear Blocks Initiative; Building a Foundation for Trust; Helping People Cross the Divide; Shifting from Permit to Expect; Chapter 10 Becoming a NOW Leader: Stop Bossing, Start Teaching; From No to Yes; From Disconnection to Full Engagement; From Know-It-All to Fellow Learner. From Frozen Layer to Fear DefrosterFrom Commander to Inspirational Guide; Creating New, Observable Behaviors; Tell Me a Story; Chapter 11 Embracing Change Now: Accelerate the Shift; Working for the Social Good; Sharing a Vision of the Future; Engaging the Most Respected Change Leaders; Encouraging Personal Change; Reinforcing the Right Actions; The End of the Beginning; Conclusion Do It Now!; Guidelines for an Effective Plan; Appendix; The NOW Speedometer: Doing Business at the Speed of Now; About the Author; Index.|
|Responsibility:||John M. Bernard.|