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The Resource Hope is not a method : what business leaders can learn from America's army, Gordon R. Sullivan, Michael V. Harper

Hope is not a method : what business leaders can learn from America's army, Gordon R. Sullivan, Michael V. Harper

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Hope is not a method : what business leaders can learn from America's army
Title
Hope is not a method
Title remainder
what business leaders can learn from America's army
Statement of responsibility
Gordon R. Sullivan, Michael V. Harper
Title variation
What business leaders can learn from American's army
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • In a time when the world's great businesses - from IBM and General Motors to Wal-Mart and Microsoft - are struggling with the challenge of change, a surprising source of powerful leadership ideas has emerged: the new U.S. Army. A global powerhouse with nearly 1.5 million employees, an annual budget of $6.3 billion, and strategic alliances in every major nation, the Army is one of the world's vastest, most complex organizations. Remarkably, since the end of the Cold War,
  • The Army has been transformed more thoroughly - and more successfully - than any business. It has retooled for the Information Age, tackled and mastered a bewildering array of new missions, and moved to shed decades-old bureaucratic methods - all while dramatically downsizing. In Hope Is Not a Method, General Gordon R. Sullivan, the Army Chief of Staff who led the transformation, and Colonel Michael V. Harper, one of his key strategic planners and thinkers, provide
  • Businesspeople with the practical lessons of their experience
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NBPu
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1937-
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Sullivan, Gordon R.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD31
LC item number
.S762 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Harper, Michael V
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  • United States
  • Strategic planning
  • Industrial management
  • Commerce
  • Industry
  • Planning Techniques
Label
Hope is not a method : what business leaders can learn from America's army, Gordon R. Sullivan, Michael V. Harper
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [273]-278) 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
Ch. 1. Remaking America's Army -- Ch. 2. The Paradox of Action -- Ch. 3. Leadership for a Changing World -- Ch. 4. Values: The Leverage of Change -- Ch. 5. Seeing the Elephant -- Ch. 6. Creating a Strategic Architecture -- Ch. 7. Building a Team -- Ch. 8. Campaigning -- Ch. 9. Transforming the Organization -- Ch. 10. Overthrowing Success -- Ch. 11. Growing the Learning Organization -- Ch. 12. Investing in People: Leadership Training -- Ch. 13. Hope Is Not a Method -- Epilogue: The Army Today
Control code
35747962
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxii, 294 pages
Isbn
9780812927870
Lccn
96217249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Hope is not a method : what business leaders can learn from America's army, Gordon R. Sullivan, Michael V. Harper
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [273]-278) 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
Ch. 1. Remaking America's Army -- Ch. 2. The Paradox of Action -- Ch. 3. Leadership for a Changing World -- Ch. 4. Values: The Leverage of Change -- Ch. 5. Seeing the Elephant -- Ch. 6. Creating a Strategic Architecture -- Ch. 7. Building a Team -- Ch. 8. Campaigning -- Ch. 9. Transforming the Organization -- Ch. 10. Overthrowing Success -- Ch. 11. Growing the Learning Organization -- Ch. 12. Investing in People: Leadership Training -- Ch. 13. Hope Is Not a Method -- Epilogue: The Army Today
Control code
35747962
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxii, 294 pages
Isbn
9780812927870
Lccn
96217249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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