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Excellence is a competitive advantage. Most books on achieving organizational excellence tell what to do. This book tells you how to do it. It provides a six-step program developed by the author in his 30-year career of directing and advising diverse organizations in effecting long term, substantive change. This book provides insights into leadership, communication, employee motivation, strategic planning, participative decision making, marketing, human resource management and staffing. The author's down-to-earth style, humor, anecdotes, questions, suggestions, summaries, lists and case studies make the principles accessible.
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Pat McDonnell is President & CEO of The McDonnell Company LLC, a firm that helps companies in difficulty effect decisive change. His entire career has been dedicated to helping businesses achieve excellence. He serves as an advisor, investor, educator, speaker and consultant for organizations ranging in size from start up to over $500 million in revenues. He is an adjunct professor at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management where he teaches "Leading Organizational Change." He is the author of several published articles, including two in the Journal of Accountancy.Review:
A simple, practical, powerful strategy for leading change. This book is filled with pithy principles and clear examples. Thought provoking. -- William Ury, Co-author of Getting To Yes -- Negotiating Without Giving In
Pat effectively demonstrates how honesty, leadership and proactive goal setting can mitigate the pain of change. -- William C. Stone, CEO of SS&C Technologies, Inc.
Pat's advice reflects the wisdom that comes only from a life lived in the cauldron of experience. -- Colonel Larry R. Donnithorne, U.S. Army (Ret.), author of The West Point Way of Leadership -- From Learning Principled Leadership to Practicing It
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