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General Managers.

Author: John P Kotter
Publisher: New York, NY : Free Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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And Discussion6. Summary, Discussion, and Implications for Increasing GM Performance; Summary; Job Demands; The Personal Characteristics of Effective General Managers; Similarities in the Behavior of Effective General Managers; Differences in Behavior; The Overall Findings: A Summary Comment; Implications for Corporate Selection, Development, and Staffing Practices; Finding GMs: Insiders or Outsiders; Developing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kotter, John P.
General Managers.
New York, NY : Free Press, ©1986
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John P Kotter
ISBN: 9781451625950 1451625952
OCLC Number: 1000451941
Notes: The Role of Formal Planning and Performance Appraisal.
Description: 1 online resource (168 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface to the Paperback Edition; Preface; 1. Introduction; The Participants in the Study; A Few Examples: Gaines, Thompson, and Richardson; The Findings and Their Presentations: Some Initial Comments; The Organization of the Book; The Major Themes; 2. The General Management Jobs: Key Challenges and Dilemmas; The Jobs, the Context and the Emergent Demands; Job Demands I: Challenges and Dilemmas Associated with the Responsibilities; Job Demands II: Challenges and Dilemmas Associated with the Relationships; The Overall Demands: A Summary. Differences in Job DemandsSeven Different Kinds of GM Jobs; Different Business and Corporate Settings: The Impact of Size, Age, Performance Level, and Other Factors; Summary and Discussion; 3. The General Managers: Personal and Background Characteristics; Common Personal Characteristics; Basic Personality; Knowledge and Relationships; Job-related Reasons for the Similarities; Common Background Characteristics; Childhood Family Environment; Educational and Career Experiences; Possible Reasons for the Background Similarities; Differences in Personal and Background Characteristics. Age-related DifferencesJob-related Reasons for Individual Differences; Main Factors Creating Misfits; Summary and Discussion; 4. General Managers in Action: Part I-Similarities in Behavior; The Approach; Agenda Setting; Network Building; Execution: Getting Networks to Implement Agendas; Underlying Reasons for the Basic Approach; Forces Behind the Agenda-setting Process; Forces Behind the Network-building Process; Forces Behind the Execution Process; Manifestations of This Approach in Daily Behavior; The Twelve Visible Patterns in How They Use Their Time; A Specific Example. Job-related Reasons for the SimilaritiesPatterns Directly Related to Their Approach to the Job; The Efficiency of Seemingly Inefficient Behavior; Summary and Discussion; 5. General Managers in Action: Part II-Differences In Behavior; The Basic Patterns; The Range of Differences; Antecedents; Tom Long; The Job and Its Context; Tom; Tom's Approach to the Job; Daily Behavior; Richard Papolis; The Job and Its Context; Richard; Richard's Approach to the Job; Daily Behavior; Long and Papolis: A Few Final Observations; Differences in Behavior, Their Antecedents, and Performance.

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And Discussion6. Summary, Discussion, and Implications for Increasing GM Performance; Summary; Job Demands; The Personal Characteristics of Effective General Managers; Similarities in the Behavior of Effective General Managers; Differences in Behavior; The Overall Findings: A Summary Comment; Implications for Corporate Selection, Development, and Staffing Practices; Finding GMs: Insiders or Outsiders; Developing GMs; Designing and/or Selecting Training Programs; Matching People and Jobs; Implications for Managing General Managers; Helping New GMs Get Up to Speed.

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The Washington Post Well-documented, powerful, thorough...valuable for aspiring managers...must reading for board members and owners of companies looking for leaders. Rosemary Stewart Oxford Centre Read more...

 
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