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Five Frogs on a Log A CEO's Field Guide to Accelerating the Transition in Mergers, Acquisitions and Gut Wrenching Change

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ISBN-10: 088730981X

ISBN-13: 9780887309816

Edition: 1999

Authors: Mark L. Feldman, Michael F. Spratt, Mark Feldman

List price: $40.00
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A riddle: Five frogs are sitting on a log. Four decide to jump off. How many are left? Answer: Five Why? Because there's a difference between deciding and doing. Written by Mark L. Feldman and Michael F. Spratt of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Five Frogs on a Log offers readers an entertaining and no-nonsense field guide to the mergers and acquisitions jungle, packed with insight and instruction for executing corporate change and capturing shareholder value. Whether you're buying another company or acquiring a new vision of the future, this book proffers an unconventional perspective and a practical, readily accessible set of solutions to the single greatest challenge facing today's…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/30/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.25" long x 0.81" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Foreword: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Large-Scale Change
Introduction: The Salado River: The Seven Deadly Sins of Transitions
Opportunity Lost: The Dealmakers' Nightmare
The Ugly Truth: Deciding Is Easy, Executing Is Hard
More Ugly Truth: Why Performance Deteriorates
The Law of the Band-Aid: The Need for Accelerated Transition
260 Priorities: Economic Value Creation
Windshield Watching in Seattle: Early Communication and Stability
No Secrets, No Surprises, No Hype, No Empty Promises: Connecting with Your Stakeholders
Five Frogs on a Log: Launching Transition Teams
Acute Structural Anxiety: Organization Structure and Role Clarity
The Two-and-a-Half-Ton Truck: Policies and Practices
The Ultimate Scapegoat: Unconventional Advice About Culture
The Blind Man's Dog: Value Creation Incentives
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