Coverart for item
The Resource Battling the barriers to success : 50 ways to keep your workplace improvement initiative on target, Joan P. Klubnik, Marlene Roschelle

Battling the barriers to success : 50 ways to keep your workplace improvement initiative on target, Joan P. Klubnik, Marlene Roschelle

Label
Battling the barriers to success : 50 ways to keep your workplace improvement initiative on target
Title
Battling the barriers to success
Title remainder
50 ways to keep your workplace improvement initiative on target
Statement of responsibility
Joan P. Klubnik, Marlene Roschelle
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Klubnik, Joan P
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD58.87
LC item number
.K58 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Roschelle, Marlene
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reengineering (Management)
  • Communication in management
  • Employee motivation
  • Problem solving
Label
Battling the barriers to success : 50 ways to keep your workplace improvement initiative on target, Joan P. Klubnik, Marlene Roschelle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 238-239) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Category 1. Strategic positioning and planning: providing a compass -- No clear understanding of what strategic means -- Insufficient attentin to preplanning -- Lack of a planning architecture to guide the initiative -- Initiative inhibited by the organization's expansive boundaries -- Lack of a holistic plan -- Lack of balance between analysis and action -- Lack of environmental information included in the initiative design -- Lack of documented responsibility for initiative actions -- Lack of clear focus to achieve the initiative -- Lack of a committed leader -- no one is willing to take a stand -- The organization's lack of readiness for the initiative -- Managerial tools become redundant -- Lack of a clear rallying point -- No marketing strategy to recruit appropriate support -- Category 2. Communications: the rhythm of the organization -- The blind leading the blind -- People lack communication skills -- Saturation of communication -- all talk and no action -- Inconsistent communication results in mixed messages -- Not understanding that everyone wants to know: what's in it for me? -- Inefficiency of not learning the lessons -- Lack of open communication -- Inability to harness the informal communication channels -- Not measuring the effectiveness of internal communication -- The predicament of making mistakes -- Category 3. Human factor: the heart of the initiative -- Initiative isn't a reality to top management -- Not developing the initiative's sponsors -- Not developing initiative cheerleaders -- Changes midstream in executive leadership -- Lack of competent, assertive management -- Forgetting key parties -- Not minimizing human foibles -- Relationship of staff competency to initiative success -- Not embracing middle management -- Not forstering creative, visionary thinking -- Not confronting the resistance to the initiative -- No time for the initiative -- Avoiding performance management issues -- Category 4. Organizational issues: providing the foundation and framework for the initiative -- Inappropriate reliance on the model -- Lack of understanding of formal organizational systems -- Informal organizational structures are sabotaging the effort -- Unofficial norms and procedures impact the success of the initiative -- Not considering the coordination costs -- Not making use of hard data -- Compensation and rewards are not aligned with the initiative -- Lack of recognition for small achievements -- Ineffective evaluation methods -- Not recognizing customer needs -- Ineffectual performance apraisals -- Lack of appropriate training methodologies -- Allowing inefficient meetings -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
34115578
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 244 pages
Isbn
9780786307944
Lccn
96000494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Battling the barriers to success : 50 ways to keep your workplace improvement initiative on target, Joan P. Klubnik, Marlene Roschelle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 238-239) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Category 1. Strategic positioning and planning: providing a compass -- No clear understanding of what strategic means -- Insufficient attentin to preplanning -- Lack of a planning architecture to guide the initiative -- Initiative inhibited by the organization's expansive boundaries -- Lack of a holistic plan -- Lack of balance between analysis and action -- Lack of environmental information included in the initiative design -- Lack of documented responsibility for initiative actions -- Lack of clear focus to achieve the initiative -- Lack of a committed leader -- no one is willing to take a stand -- The organization's lack of readiness for the initiative -- Managerial tools become redundant -- Lack of a clear rallying point -- No marketing strategy to recruit appropriate support -- Category 2. Communications: the rhythm of the organization -- The blind leading the blind -- People lack communication skills -- Saturation of communication -- all talk and no action -- Inconsistent communication results in mixed messages -- Not understanding that everyone wants to know: what's in it for me? -- Inefficiency of not learning the lessons -- Lack of open communication -- Inability to harness the informal communication channels -- Not measuring the effectiveness of internal communication -- The predicament of making mistakes -- Category 3. Human factor: the heart of the initiative -- Initiative isn't a reality to top management -- Not developing the initiative's sponsors -- Not developing initiative cheerleaders -- Changes midstream in executive leadership -- Lack of competent, assertive management -- Forgetting key parties -- Not minimizing human foibles -- Relationship of staff competency to initiative success -- Not embracing middle management -- Not forstering creative, visionary thinking -- Not confronting the resistance to the initiative -- No time for the initiative -- Avoiding performance management issues -- Category 4. Organizational issues: providing the foundation and framework for the initiative -- Inappropriate reliance on the model -- Lack of understanding of formal organizational systems -- Informal organizational structures are sabotaging the effort -- Unofficial norms and procedures impact the success of the initiative -- Not considering the coordination costs -- Not making use of hard data -- Compensation and rewards are not aligned with the initiative -- Lack of recognition for small achievements -- Ineffective evaluation methods -- Not recognizing customer needs -- Ineffectual performance apraisals -- Lack of appropriate training methodologies -- Allowing inefficient meetings -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
34115578
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 244 pages
Isbn
9780786307944
Lccn
96000494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

    • Ellis LibraryBorrow it
      1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, MO, 65201, US
      38.944491 -92.326012
Processing Feedback ...