The Four Colors of Business Growth

4 avg rating
( 4 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780123852397: The Four Colors of Business Growth

Defining an organization by its growth strategy enables business leaders to make better decisions about the ways their companies compete. Anjan Thakor’s four categories of growth, which he arranges into the Competing Values Framework, delivers methods for developing strategies grounded in internal cultures and industry goals. Written for professionals, this book provides easy access to concepts in fields as diverse as corporate strategy, finance, organizational behavior, change management, and leadership.

  • Teaches ways to formulate a growth strategy and implement it through simple organizational interventions
  • Provides an intuitive framework and common language about growth strategies
  • Teaches readers how an effective growth strategy can boost stock price
  • Readers learn what kind of growth strategy will maximize the value of an organization
  • Readers with varied functional backgrounds can understand these concepts

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

As the John E. Simon Professor of Finance and Senior Associate Dean of Programs at the Olin School of Business, Washington University, St. Louis, Anjan Thakor works in both academia and the business world. Prior to joining the Olin School, he was Edward J. Frey Professor of Banking and Finance at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, where he also served as chairman of the Finance area. He has worked with many companies, including Whirlpool Corporation, Allision Engine Co., Citigroup, RR Donnelley, Dana Corporation, Anheuser-Busch, Zenith Corporation, Lincoln National Corporation, and J.P. Morgan.

Review:

"For a global, multi-cultural company to succeed, it needs a common language. The Competing Values Framework provides it and has been an essential tool for gaining alignment around strategies and organizational priorities within Bunge's senior leadership team." --Aberto Weisser, CEO Bunge Limited

"Not since Jim Collin’s 'Good to Great' have I been so stirred to thought and action as I am by the practical application of the Competing Values framework. Stimulating healthy growth is the lifeblood of all enterprises. Combining the behavioral realities of the company’s talent and the rational realities of an individual’s gifts strikes at the heart of good leadership. Harnessing the potential of an organization by recognizing and nurturing the ability to reach across disciplines and personalities to create teamwork that can focus its resources on the best growth opportunities. A book worth sharing with your leadership team across all disciplines." --Ron Fromm, Chairman and CEO, Brown Shoe Company, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Anjan V. Thakor
ISBN 10: 0123852390 ISBN 13: 9780123852397
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97801238523970000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 24.10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Anjan V. Thakor
Published by Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123852390 ISBN 13: 9780123852397
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 231 x 188 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Defining an organization by its growth strategy enables business leaders to make better decisions about the ways their companies compete. Anjan Thakor s four categories of growth, which he arranges into the Competing Values Framework, delivers methods for developing strategies grounded in internal cultures and industry goals. Written for professionals, this book provides easy access to concepts in fields as diverse as corporate strategy, finance, organizational behavior, change management, and leadership. Bookseller Inventory # AA59780123852397

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Anjan V. Thakor
Published by Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123852390 ISBN 13: 9780123852397
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 231 x 188 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Defining an organization by its growth strategy enables business leaders to make better decisions about the ways their companies compete. Anjan Thakor s four categories of growth, which he arranges into the Competing Values Framework, delivers methods for developing strategies grounded in internal cultures and industry goals. Written for professionals, this book provides easy access to concepts in fields as diverse as corporate strategy, finance, organizational behavior, change management, and leadership. Bookseller Inventory # AA59780123852397

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 26.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Anjan V. Thakor
Published by Academic Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123852390 ISBN 13: 9780123852397
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0123852390

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Anjan V Thakor
Published by Elsevier Science 2011-08-30, Amsterdam |London (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123852390 ISBN 13: 9780123852397
New paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science 2011-08-30, Amsterdam |London, 2011. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780123852397

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 33.81
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.84
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Anjan V. Thakor
Published by Academic Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123852390 ISBN 13: 9780123852397
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press, 2011. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # L9780123852397

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 37.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.26
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Thakor, Anjan V.
Published by Academic Pr (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123852390 ISBN 13: 9780123852397
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Pr, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 184 pages. 9.10x7.40x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0123852390

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 32.57
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.69
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Anjan V. Thakor
Published by Academic Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123852390 ISBN 13: 9780123852397
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0123852390

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 38.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

THAKOR, ANJAN V.
Published by Academic Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123852390 ISBN 13: 9780123852397
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780123852397 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0893058

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.25
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

THAKOR, ANJAN V.
Published by Academic Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123852390 ISBN 13: 9780123852397
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780123852397 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE01196998

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.25
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book