qThe simultaneous pursuit of growth and profitability is one of the most exquisite--and difficult--leadership dilemmas. Bala Chakravarthy and Peter Lorange provide penetrating insights and persuasive real-life examples on how a company can address this dilemma through continuous renewal and internal entrepreneurship. Unusual for books on leadership, their discussion spans from theory through practical implementation.qq--Nick Shreiber, Former President a CEO, Tetra Pak Groupq qA continuous renewal of the firm's businesses is essential for driving its profitable growth. This book gives credible insights and rich examples on how these renewal strategies can be shaped and executed successfully. I am recommending it to my key managers and business friends--essential reading!qq--Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman a CEO, Nestleq Drawing on extensive research with world-class companies, this book introduces four proven strategies for continuous renewal. You'll discover powerful ways to protect and extend your core businesses; capture new opportunities distant from them; and qbridgeq these two strategies with two others to evolve towards profitable diversification. Then, through real-world case studies from great companies around the world, you'll learn how to execute on these strategies--achieving superior growth and profitability in any business environment. -Craft a qshared strategic architectureq for growth and profitabilityProtect, extend, transform, build, and leverage -Execute on your renewal strategies successfullyIntegrate your efforts, encourage entrepreneurship, and manage risks -Wield the tools of implementationUtilize organic growth, acquisitions, and alliances more effectively -Share one stage and one scriptFind the right roles for leaders, managers, and internal entrepreneurs -Promote continuous renewal from the topSet vision, values, and culture...and manage the dilemmas of continuous renewal Sustaining Growth and Profitability: World-Class Strategies, Proven Execution Techniques! -Mastering the secret of growth and profitability: continuous renewal-Emerging best practices from today's most successful companies, worldwide-Protecting, extending, leveraging, building, and transforming your core -Deploying organic growth, acquisitions, and alliances intelligently Growth and profitability. You need both. This book shows how to get both. It combines a complete strategic framework with start-to-finish execution techniques--all based on advanced research reflecting the best practices of today's most successful companies. Through detailed case studies, the authors show how to sustain growth and profitability by protecting and extending your current market position, evolving to adjacent areas, and entering entirely new markets. You'll discover better ways to integrate organic growth, acquisitions and alliances; task managers at all levels in the organization appropriately; and manage the non-stop dilemmas and tradeoffs you'll face along the way.This book gives credible insights and rich examples on how these renewal strategies can be shaped and executed successfully. I am recommending it to my key managers and business friends--essential reading!
|Title||:||Profit Or Growth?|
|Author||:||Bala Chakravarthy, Peter Lorange|
|Publisher||:||Pearson Prentice Hall - 2008|