Fast Forward: Organizational Change in 100 Days by Elspeth J. MurrayFast Forward: Organizational Change in 100 Days by Elspeth J. Murray

Fast Forward: Organizational Change in 100 Days

byElspeth J. Murray, Peter R. Richardson

Hardcover | September 15, 2002

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In the age of rapidly changing technology, increased global opportunities and globalization, and shareholder activity, executives all over the world are expected to use the right techniques in order to gain the highest level of success for their organizations. These executives need theknowledge and tools that will allow them to continue to thrive and remain ahead of the competition in the business environment. This volume and its accompanying guide puts them on the right track. It offers a practical and proven framework for rapid implementation of strategic change that can beused by executives and their organizations. Complete with a collection of examples and checklists, the accompanying guides provide guidance on specific types of change initiatives such as the launch of a new strategic plan, deep cultural change, acquisitions,and new products.
Elspeth Jane Murray is an Assistant Professor at the School of Business of Queen's University where she teaches and researches in the area of strategic management, with a special interest in the management of new ventures. She has extensive corporate exeprience with companies such as IBM and has also run her own business. She now cons...
Title:Fast Forward: Organizational Change in 100 DaysFormat:HardcoverPublished:September 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195153111

ISBN - 13:9780195153118


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Back On Track This is an amazing book. If anyone ever tells you that their business is undergoing a little bit of trouble, then they should read this book. This is truly a great business book! The writer, I have met, and she is also great person too.
Date published: 2004-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best book on change This is a great book on organizational change - more content in this than many others - the authors have a powerful framework and offer good practical insights, and the 100 / 200 day framework is compelling. A great read for practising managers!
Date published: 2002-12-16

Table of Contents

IntroductionPART I: UNRAVELING THE MYSTERY1. Making Change Happen Fast2. The Ten Winning Conditions3. Translating Change into Action4. Building Rapid Decision-Making Capabilities5. Launching The New Strategic PlanPART II: SIX PLAYS IN ONE ACT6. Rapid Value Creation From Acquisitions7. Rapid New Venture Creation and Introduction8. Rapid Introduction of New Information Systems9. Turnaround--Getting Back on Track Fast10. Mobilizing For Culture Change11. What Next?NotesIndex

Editorial Reviews

"Customers travel a five-stage 'Experience Engagement Process' as they purchase and use goods and services, say this consultant duo. Their book explains how to enhance that process by managing three experiential elements: the product --whatever the customer buys; the service - all interactionsbetween customer and company; and the environment - the external elements that surround the product."--Business Reader Review