Reversing the Slide A Strategic Guide to Turnarounds and Corporate Renewal

ISBN-10: 0470933240

ISBN-13: 9780470933244

Edition: 2011

Authors: James B. Shein

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A just-in-time guide for revamping distressed companiesDrawn from the author's decades of experience advising, purchasing, and reviving distressed companies across industries, geographies, and sizes, Reversing the Slide is designed to help help executives, managers, and employees revitalize downtrodden companies. It shows how to: the stage of distress; select the tactics appropriate for each stage; understand the use of entrepreneurial concepts; avoid pitfalls common to turnarounds; determine the legal, financial, strategic, and operational steps in the process; discover why the principal of "ready, fire, aim" should guide the decision-making process in situations with time pressure and significant uncertainty; and uncover the secrets of effective leadership and governance. Contains step-by-step instructions for helping troubled organizations bounce back with vigor Often quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the author is an authority on restructuring and downsizing Offers a handbook for implementing a successful corporate turnaroundShein's insightful advice on what works, what does not, and why it will prove invaluable to executives, managers, and employees in helping troubled companies before it's too late.
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Book details

List price: $31.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/5/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Introduction: Conditions and Causes of Distress
Typical Covenants Tripped by Downturns
The Phases of Decline and Early Warning Signs
The Effects of Financial Shenanigans
The Turnaround Tripod
Leadership in a Crisis
Governance and Leadership Issues in Family-Owned Businesses
Cash Not GAAP
Downsizing Is a Tool, Not a Goal
Other Legal Issues in Announcing Layoffs
The Bankruptcy Process as Sword and Shield
State Laws
DIP Financing
Committee Formation
Plan Confirmation
Managing International Turnarounds
Turnarounds at (Intentionally) Nonprofit Organizations
Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
Turning Duds into Dreams
Additional Issues in Valuing Distressed Companies
Fiduciary Duties of Directors in M&A Transactions
A Different Fresh Start
About the Author
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