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Execution Plain and Simple Twelve Steps to Achieving Any Goal on Time and on Budget

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ISBN-10: 0071438882

ISBN-13: 9780071438889

Edition: 2004

Authors: Robert Neiman

List price: $20.00
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Too many attempts to reach a goal, implement a strategy, or complete a project are delayed, run over budget, or fail altogether. Even the best strategies can fail because of a lack of execution. This is a book for managers on how to make things happen, overcome delays and achieve tough goals faster.
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 6/17/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 140
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Robert A. Neiman is a Harvard M.B.A. and a partner in the management consulting firm of Robert H. Schaffer & Associates. He and his colleagues have helped produce major gains in performance, profitability, and speed of response in leading companies such as Allied Signal, CNA Financial, General Electric, Hartford Financial, Motorola, PNC Financial, and many others. He has published many articles on execution methods and case studies of their successful application. He lives in Stamford, Connecticut.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Twelve Steps to Achieving Any Goal on time and on Budget
Design for Success
Take Responsibility--Who Me?
What's That Again? Define Your Assignment--In Writing
Organize Your Core Team and Create a Strategy
Get Input and Support from Key Players; Refine the Strategy
Act with Discipline
Hold a Compelling Kickoff Event to Create Momentum
Make All the Pieces Fit. Use Plans, Schedules, Budgets, and Controls
Yes, I Really Mean It. Make Demands Effectively
Follow Up Like Crazy without Driving People Crazy
Deal with Tough Issues
Use Political Skills to Win Constituents and Overcome Opposition
Use Creative Problem Solving to Overcome Unforeseen Risks, Delays, and Obstacles
Energy Flagging? Manage an Intense Push to Get the Final Results and Rewards
Learn from Experience
Capture and Spread What You Learn
Accelerated Execution: Using Small Breakthrough Projects to Achieve Large Strategic Goals
The Zest Factors: What Crises Can Teach Us about Accelerated Execution
Small-Scale "Breakthrough Projects:" Get Crucial Results Fast, Generate Momentum, and Build New Organizational Capabilities
Multiply Breakthrough Project Successes to Reach the Big Goals
The Senior Management Task: Focus Your Organization on the Few Most Crucial Goals
References
Index