Spring 2014 Catalog by Berrett-Koehler

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bk business laura stack execution is the strategy how leaders achieve maximum results in minimum time ·shows how strategy and tactics are part of the same overarching process requiring greater flexibility and more rapid implementation than ever before ·reveals how to create agile and resilient organizations where execution continually modifies and adjusts the strategy to fit current realities ·includes the execution quotient leadership assessment and access to an online group reading guide and self-development resources once upon a time executives would go to an off-site brainstorming session come back with a multiyear strategic plan and hand it off to their employees to dutifully execute but in today s world of rapid disruptive change it s hard enough to come up with a five-month plan let alone a five-year plan as one executive interviewed by author laura stack put it you prepare a strategic plan and then put it on the shelf while the real world passes you by nowadays strategy can t be separate from execution it has to emerge from execution new technologies sudden changes in global markets and viral customer reactions to new products require quick nimble responses sometimes even a complete strategic 180 but if your organization isn t set up to be fast on its feet you could easily go the way of blockbuster or borders stack shows you how to make sure your organization is ready for on-the-spot strategic execution her lead formula explains how to leverage the people and resources you need to create an agile organization establish an environment where your employees are confident and capable enough to take the initiative and make on-the-fly changes ensure that your team is in alignment with the organization s goals so they ll make the right strategic choices and remove obstacles so they can drive the organization forward quickly of course you ll still need to have a great strategy in place but your goals must be subject to constant readjustment and revision you have to work with your team to build effective business strategies in real time not be bound by a plan that may be out of date as soon as it rolls off the printer execution really is the strategy that will propel your organization forward and laura stack can help you build an organization ready to meet the challenge of constant change laura stack mba csp is america s premier expert in productivity for over twenty years her speeches and seminars have helped attendees accelerate individual and team performance execute efficiently and produce greater results in the workplace her company the productivity pro inc provides workshops around the globe on achieving maximum results in minimum time and creating high-performance cultures she s the author of five books publication date march 2014 $17.95 paperback 280 pages 5½ x 8½ isbn 978-1-60994-968-6 pdf ebook isbn 978-1-60994-969-3 business rights world you might also enjoy laura stack what to do when there s too much to do reduce tasks increase results and save 90 minutes a day $15.95 paperback isbn 978-1-60994-539-8 pdf ebook isbn 978-1-60994-540-4 clay mathile run your business don t let it run you learning and living professional management $19.95 paperback isbn 978-1-60994-895-5 pdf ebook isbn 978-1-60994-899-3 u.s orders 800 929-2929 11