Title: The First 90 Days: Critical Success ...
Publisher: Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts
Publication Date: 2003
Book Condition: Near fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near fine
Signed: Inscribed by author
Book Type: book
Signed by the author of this bestselling globally acknowledged bible of leadership and career transitions. Small closed tear and a small corner crease to the back of the dustjacket, as new otherwise. Inscribed by the author to Heather. Size: 6" - 8½" 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 273197
Synopsis: Fully a quarter of all managers in major corporations enter new leadership roles each year. Whether their assignments involve leading a work group or taking over a company as CEO, they face very similar challenges--and risks--in those critical first months on the job. How new leaders manage their transitions can make all the difference between success and failure.
In this hands-on guide, Michael Watkins, a noted expert on leadership transitions, offers proven strategies for moving successfully into a new role at any point in one's career. Concise and practical, The First 90 Days walks managers through every aspect of the transition, from mental preparation to forging the right alliances to securing critical early wins. Through vivid examples of success and failure at all levels, Watkins identifies the most common pitfalls new leaders encounter and provides tools and strategies for how to avoid them.
About the Author: Michael D. Watkins is an Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets unit at the Harvard Business School. He lives in Boston. Besides Right from the Start, Watkins has authored many cases, HBR articles, a workbook, and the Leadership Transitions eLearning program.
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