Scaling Up Excellence

Scaling Up Excellence


  • Author : Robert I. Sutton
  • Publisher : Random House Canada
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307363442


Scaling Up Excellence Book Description :

In Scaling Up Excellence, bestselling author Robert Sutton and Stanford colleague Huggy Rao tackle a challenge that determines every organization’s success: scaling up farther, faster, and more effectively as a program or an organization creates a larger footprint. Sutton and Rao have devoted much of the last decade to uncovering what it takes to build and uncover pockets of exemplary performance, to help spread them, and to keep recharging organizations with ever better work practices. Drawing on inside accounts and case studies and academic research from a wealth of industries – including start-ups, pharmaceuticals, airlines, retail, financial services, high-tech, education, non-profits, government, and healthcare -- Sutton and Rao identify the...

Scaling Up Excellence
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Scaling Up Excellence


  • Author : Robert I. Sutton
  • Publisher : Crown Business
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385347037


Scaling Up Excellence Book Description :

Wall Street Journal Bestseller "The pick of 2014's management books." –Andrew Hill, Financial Times "One of the top business books of the year." –Harvey Schacter, The Globe and Mail Bestselling author, Robert Sutton and Stanford colleague, Huggy Rao tackle a challenge that determines every organization’s success: how to scale up farther, faster, and more effectively as an organization grows. Sutton and Rao have devoted much of the last decade to uncovering what it takes to build and uncover pockets of exemplary performance, to help spread them, and to keep recharging organizations with ever better work practices. Drawing on inside accounts and case studies and academic research from a wealth of industries-- including start-ups, pharmaceuticals,...

Summary  Scaling Up Excellence

Summary Scaling Up Excellence


  • Author : BusinessNews Publishing
  • Publisher : Must Read Summaries
  • Release Date : 2015-07-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9782511036143


Summary Scaling Up Excellence Book Description :

The must-read summary of Robert Sutton and Huggy Rao's book: "Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling For Less". This complete summary of the ideas from Robert Sutton and Huggy Rao's book "Scaling Up Excellence" shows you how you can look at a part of your organisation that is working well and get all the other parts to follow. According to Sutton and Rao, this can be difficult to scale up and implement but it is possible. By following their seven mantras for scaling, detailed in this summary, you can make all parts of your business coherent. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Recognise the good aspects of your business and spread them to the other aspects • Use the Seven Mantras of Scaling to successfully scale a part o...

Market Rebels

Market Rebels


  • Author : Hayagreeva Rao
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-12-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1400829747


Market Rebels Book Description :

Great individuals are assumed to cause the success of radical innovations--thus Henry Ford is depicted as the one who established the automobile industry in America. Hayagreeva Rao tells a different story, one that will change the way you think about markets forever. He explains how "market rebels"--activists who defy authority and convention--are the real force behind the success or failure of radical innovations. Rao shows how automobile enthusiasts were the ones who established the new automobile industry by staging highly publicized reliability races and lobbying governments to enact licensing laws. Ford exploited the popularity of the car by using new mass-production technologies. Rao argues that market rebels also establish new niches and new c...

The No Asshole Rule
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

The No Asshole Rule


  • Author : Robert I. Sutton
  • Publisher : Business Plus
  • Release Date : 2007-02-22
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0759518017


The No Asshole Rule Book Description :

The definitive guide to working with -- and surviving -- bullies, creeps, jerks, tyrants, tormentors, despots, backstabbers, egomaniacs, and all the other assholes who do their best to destroy you at work. "What an asshole!" How many times have you said that about someone at work? You're not alone! In this groundbreaking book, Stanford University professor Robert I. Sutton builds on his acclaimed Harvard Business Review article to show you the best ways to deal with assholes...and why they can be so destructive to your company. Practical, compassionate, and in places downright funny, this guide offers: Strategies on how to pinpoint and eliminate negative influences for good Illuminating case histories from major organizations A self-diagnostic test a...

Startup  Scaleup  Screwup

Startup Scaleup Screwup


  • Author : Jurgen Appelo
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-04-16
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119526797


Startup Scaleup Screwup Book Description :

Real-world tools to build your venture, grow your business, and avoid mistakes Startup, Scaleup, Screwup is an expert guide for emerging and established businesses to accelerate growth, facilitate scalability, and keep pace with the rapidly changing economic landscape. The contemporary marketplace is more dynamic than ever before—increased global competition, the impact of digital transformation, and disruptive innovation factors require businesses to implement agile management and business strategies to compete and thrive. This indispensable book provides business leaders and entrepreneurs the tools and guidance to meet growth and scalability challenges head on. Equal parts motivation and practical application, this book answers the questions ever...

Orbit Shifting Innovation
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Orbit Shifting Innovation


  • Author : Rajiv Narang
  • Publisher : Kogan Page Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-01-03
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780749468767


Orbit Shifting Innovation Book Description :

"The Dynamics Of Ideas That Create History" Orbit-shifting innovation happens when an area that needs transformation meets an innovator with the will and the desire to create, and not follow, history. At the heart of every orbit-shifting innovation is the breakthrough that achieves a transformative impact. Businesses, social enterprises and even governments need orbit-shifting ideas to create a transformative impact. But how does that ground breaking idea come about, and what translates it into actuality? Charting the vast global landscape of orbit-shifting innovation and using unique examples from prominent businesses, the social sector, entrepreneurs and public services - spread across US, UK, Europe, Africa and Asia - the authors build insight int...

Unleashing Innovation

Unleashing Innovation


  • Author : Nancy Tennant Snyder
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-07-10
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470374412


Unleashing Innovation Book Description :

In publications such as BusinessWeek and Fast Company, the media have celebrated Whirlpool's transformation into a leading-edge innovator and Nancy Tennant Snyder's role as chief innovation officer. Ten years after this remarkable transformation, Unleashing Innovation tells the inside story of one of the most successful innovation turnarounds in American history. Nancy Tennant Snyder and coauthor Deborah L. Duarte reveal how Whirlpool undertook one of the largest change efforts in corporate history and show how innovation was embedded throughout the company, which ultimately lead to bottom-line results....