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Stretch! : how great companies grow in good times and bad

Author: Graeme K Deans; Fritz Kroeger
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Stretch! shows business leaders how to achieve sustained business growth even in the toughest economic times. A.T. Kearney surveyed some 29,000 global companies over fourteen years and studied more than eighty companies in depth, in order to determine how the best companies continue to grow in good times and bad. Based on this extensive research and on the best practices of the most successful companies, this book  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme K Deans; Fritz Kroeger
ISBN: 0471468932 9780471468936
OCLC Number: 52766206
Description: xxvii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Mapping the challenges and hurdles to growth --
The consolidation game --
Governments can help and hinder growth --
The growth objective --
Getting ready to grow --
Introduction to the stretch growth model --
Operations : removing bottlenecks and barriers --
Organization : creating high-performing companies --
Strategy : exploiting strategic levers --
Stretch : achieving extraordinary growth --
Organizing for growth : resourcing implementation --
Reengineering your business processes for growth --
Future challenges for growth --
Overview of economic value added (EVA) and other value frameworks.
Responsibility: Graeme K. Deans, Fritz Kroeger.
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"Stretch! shows business leaders how to achieve sustained business growth even in the toughest economic times. A.T. Kearney surveyed some 29,000 global companies over fourteen years and studied more than eighty companies in depth, in order to determine how the best companies continue to grow in good times and bad. Based on this extensive research and on the best practices of the most successful companies, this book presents a practical, step-by-step plan for positive organic growth."--Jacket.

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