Unsecured Ladders: Meeting the Challenge of the Unexpected by G. RobinsonUnsecured Ladders: Meeting the Challenge of the Unexpected by G. Robinson

Unsecured Ladders: Meeting the Challenge of the Unexpected

byG. Robinson, John Harris

Hardcover | August 28, 2009

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The book addresses the vital issue of how business leaders can prepare themselves to deal with the impact of unexpected events. It raises key questions for leaders to address if they are to avoid being distracted by crisis and remain in touch with a wider context that is subject to constant uncertainty and change.
GRAHAM ROBINSON'S career in organization and management learning has been divided between roles as a business school academic in the UK and the Netherlands, as a senior manager and director in two major multinational i.t. companies, and as director of an international business development consultancy. He is the author of two other bus...
Title:Unsecured Ladders: Meeting the Challenge of the UnexpectedFormat:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:August 28, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230222307

ISBN - 13:9780230222304


Table of Contents

Introductions and a Problem * The Core Issue The Unexpected is Inevitable *  Attitudes and the Unexpected * No Surprises! Anticipating and Preparing for the Unexpected * Understanding Context I: Inside the Organization * Marshalling Resources: Building and Managing Commitment
* Context is Key * Securing the Ladder Preparing your Action Plan