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Execution Plain And Simple : Twelve Steps to Achieving Any Goal on Time and On Budget - Robert Neiman

Execution Plain And Simple

Twelve Steps to Achieving Any Goal on Time and On Budget

Paperback Published: 17th June 2004
ISBN: 9780071438889
Number Of Pages: 140

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Breakthrough ways to keep your business goals on target and on deadline

A practical job aid for any manager who needs to get an organization to execute better, "Execution Plain and Simple" provides a proven 12-step plan to get results, overcome delays, and achieve tough goals faster. This short book will help you generate momentum toward critical goals and achieve performance breakthroughs--no matter what the goal or project. Reveals how to execute a goal on time and on budget Shows how to cut through off-target diversions, flagging enthusiasm, and active resistance Explains how to cultivate change and support growth Features case examples from clients, including General Electric, Motorola, and many others

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Twelve Steps to Achieving Any Goal on time and on Budgetp. 1
Design for Successp. 3
Take Responsibility--Who Me?p. 5
What's That Again? Define Your Assignment--In Writingp. 11
Organize Your Core Team and Create a Strategyp. 21
Get Input and Support from Key Players; Refine the Strategyp. 31
Act with Disciplinep. 39
Hold a Compelling Kickoff Event to Create Momentump. 41
Make All the Pieces Fit. Use Plans, Schedules, Budgets, and Controlsp. 51
Yes, I Really Mean It. Make Demands Effectivelyp. 65
Follow Up Like Crazy without Driving People Crazyp. 81
Deal with Tough Issuesp. 91
Use Political Skills to Win Constituents and Overcome Oppositionp. 93
Use Creative Problem Solving to Overcome Unforeseen Risks, Delays, and Obstaclesp. 115
Energy Flagging? Manage an Intense Push to Get the Final Results and Rewardsp. 129
Learn from Experiencep. 137
Capture and Spread What You Learnp. 139
Accelerated Execution: Using Small Breakthrough Projects to Achieve Large Strategic Goalsp. 151
The Zest Factors: What Crises Can Teach Us about Accelerated Executionp. 153
Small-Scale "Breakthrough Projects:" Get Crucial Results Fast, Generate Momentum, and Build New Organizational Capabilitiesp. 161
Multiply Breakthrough Project Successes to Reach the Big Goalsp. 173
The Senior Management Task: Focus Your Organization on the Few Most Crucial Goalsp. 183
Referencesp. 193
Indexp. 195
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ISBN: 9780071438889
ISBN-10: 0071438882
Series: Management & Leadership
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 140
Published: 17th June 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.4  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1