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The Fairfax Experience: What the Management Texts Didn't Teach Me (Paperback)

Fred Hilmer

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Paperback. Fred Hilmer stepped down as CEO of Fairfax in early 2006 with a $4.5 million golden handshake, which understandably made headlines. He was a surprise appointment to the position that he.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 188 pages. 0.263. Bookseller Inventory # 9780731405626

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Title: The Fairfax Experience: What the Management ...

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Paperback

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Edition: 1st.

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Fred Hilmer completed his tenure as CEO of Fairfax in late 2005.With his academic background, he was a surprise appointment to theposition that he ended up holding for seven years.

By 2006 Fairfax's earnings had doubled, costs were down andrevenues were up; more importantly, in a highly competitiveclimate, Hilmer had restored the health of the flagging newspaperand publishing empire and built a digital platform.

In The Fairfax Experience: What the Management Texts Didn'tTeach Me Hilmer discusses his time at Fairfax - his mistakesand what he learned from them, the negatives of change managementand how he made the tough decisions while coping with the fallout.

A fascinating look at what it takes for leaders to achievesustained business success The Fairfax Experience showshow theory can fall short in an industry dominated by strongpersonalities, family empires, legislative reform and the mediaspotlight.

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Fred Hilmer was the chief executive officer of Fairfax from 1998 to 2005. Prior to joining Fairfax Hilmer was the dean and director of the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM). He has also served as a director of McKinsey & Company and been on various boards, including Foster's Group, Port Jackson Partners and Pacific Power.Hilmer is currently the vice chancellor of the University of New South Wales and the lead independent director of Westfield Group.

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