Transformational CEOs

Transformational CEOs

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'It is hard to imagine a more enticing topic: why some Japanese firms succeeded in the 1990s despite an economy that failed. The answers are both common sense - operational effectiveness and CEO leadership - and Japan specific - break with traditions. The lessons about leadership, in particular, have wider relevance for leaders, managers, consultants and academics.' - Andrew Campbell, Ashridge Strategic Management Centre, UK Transformational CEOs questions why some Japanese firms succeeded in the 1990s despite an economy that failed - regardless of the burst of the 'bubble' economy, a number of Japanese companies have maintained or extended their international leadership in particular sectors. The authors argue that whilst some of the reasons for successes are plain common sense - operational effectiveness and superior CEO leadership - some are Japan-specific and point to a break with traditional leadership rationale.a#39;I dona#39;t know how I should express my feeling when I took charge of the post as Nissana#39;s COO. ... However, all these problems were familiar to me. ... a#39;In Business Policy should be taught the art of doing business, that is, making money by offering a legitimate product or service to society. ... Syrett (eds), Frontiers of Leadership, Oxford: Blackwell. ... Craick K., Ware A., Kamp J., Oa#39;Reilly Ch., Staw B. and Zedeck S. (2002), a#39;Explorations of construct validity in a combined managerial andanbsp;...

Title:Transformational CEOs
Author:Kimio Kase, Francisco J. S¾ez-Martinez, Hern¾n Riquelme
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing - 2005-01-01


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