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The Fish Rots from the Head

By: Bob Garratt

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 1997

Seller ID: 248017

ISBN: 0006386709

Condition: Good Condition


Set against today's backdrop of boardroom scandal and incompetence, this work clarifies the tasks and liabilities of the board and provides a programme of learning. An organization's success depends on the performance of its board. Yet the majority of director's around the world (92% in Britain) admit they have had no training for their role and are not sure what it entails. This guide describes why directors need to move on from hands-on managing and develop a broader, more intellectual mindset - and explains how, in a practical way, they can achieve this. 224 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Sh... View more info

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Developing Strategic Thought: Rediscovering The Art of Direction-Giving

By: Bob Garratt [Editor]

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 1996

Seller ID: 238469

ISBN: 0006386792

Condition: Good Condition


Shaping and transforming an organization to meet the demands of a shifting market place means continual learning and adapting. This book addresses the fundamental roles of chairmen and directors in directing the organization through a learning process called strategic thought. The future of an organization involves more than the management of immediate problems and issues - direction-givers need purpose and passion, vision and values to energize their organization, balanced with imagination and a capacity to take decisions in times of uncertainty. This book illustrates the neccesity and the ad... View more info