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Holistic management : managing what matters for company success

Author: William F Christopher
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2007.
Series: Wiley series in systems engineering and management.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combining author William F. Christopher's work with the ideas presented in Stafford Beer's seminal book The Heart of Enterprise, Viable Systems Management Science: A New Roadmap for Management  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William F Christopher
ISBN: 0471740632 9780471740636
OCLC Number: 70911215
Description: xxx, 503 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword, Antoine D. Savary. Preface. Contributors for Chapter 3. 1. From System Science-A New Way to Structure and Manage the Company. 2. The Viable System Model (VSM). 3. How the Viable System Model Improves Performance - Reports on Five Applications. 4. Key Performance Areas That Determine Company Success. 5. The Viable System Model and Planning and Budgeting. 6. The Viable System Model and Creating and Keeping Customers. 7. The Viable System Model and Quality and Productivity. 8. The Viable System Model and Innovation. 9. The Viable System Model and Organization Capability. 10. The Viable System Model and Public and Environmental Responsibility. 11. The Viable System Model and Profitability. Index.
Series Title: Wiley series in systems engineering and management.
Responsibility: William F. Christopher.
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"...recognized for its innovative and bold attempt to go beyond conventional theories of management." (Electric Review, June/July 2007)

 
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