Puts into perspective the sweeping changes that have occurred in the last decade and explains what those changes mean for managers in these new organizations. Traces the development of management structures and shows how organizations composed of strategic alliances between companies, suppliers, customers, and even competitors are most productive and, in fact, inevitable. Offers advice on managing the future, describes the kind of vision, leadership, and skills required for success in a constantly shifting environment.
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DAVID LIMERICK is Foundation Professor of Organizational Behavior, planning head of the Graduate School of Management, and dean of the Faculty of Commerce and Administration at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. BERT CUNNINGTON is senior lecturer in marketing and strategy and deputy dean of the Faculty of Commerce and Administration at Griffith University.Review:
"Important and provocative book.... Readers of this book will be challenged in their assumptions about successful managerial practice as they discover new ways to think about the role of management in the 1990s and beyond." —from the foreword by George Kozmetsky, director, IC2 Institute, University of Texas, Austin
"A must for every practicing manager who is trying to understand the ways in which new organizations are achieving a competitive edge." —David Gaffney, executive director, ICI Australia
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Book Description Jossey-Bass, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M155542581X