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Growing Pains Transitioning from an Entrepreneurship to a Professionally Managed Firm

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ISBN-10: 1118916409

ISBN-13: 9781118916407

Edition: 5th 2016

Authors: Eric G. Flamholtz, Yvonne Randle

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As a result of reading this book, the reader will have: A “road map” of the seven key stages of growth and the challenges that are to be expected at each stage as well as how to determine when a company is at a particular stage. An explanation of the concept of “growing pains” and why they are an important indicator of organizational health, and an indicator of risk of organizational distress and/or potential failure. A tool (survey) to measure and understand the severity of their organization’s growing pains.  This includes: An opportunity to complete the Growing Pains survey – on line as a “freemium” from our partner Groundswell Equity Partners – together with a “report” the identifies their issues Data on Growing Pains scores in organizations at different stages of growth and in different industries. A chart of percentile scores showing five levels of  “degree of risk” of growing pains, which are “color coded” from “green” (“no problems”) to “purple”  (“high risk of failure”). A new toolto measure the degree of “organizational development” of a company, which classifies companies according to their overall strength in terms of the Pyramid of OD A new set of data interpreting degree of “organizational development” of a company, which classifies a company according to its overall strength in terms of the Pyramid of Organizational Development and a related set of comparative data and percentile scores. A set of organizational development tools that leadership can deploy Advice for the CEO on the transitions he or she must make as part of this process. Case studies and examples of successful and unsuccessful organizations and the insights and lessons to be learned from each.
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Book details

List price: $42.50
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/1/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.60" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Eric Flamholtz is Professor of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior in the Anderson Graduate School of Management and a faculty research fellow in the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is also President of Management Systems Consulting Corporation, which he co-founded in 1978.

Yvonne Randle is Vice President of Management Systems Consulting Corporation. She has extensive consulting experience with companies ranging in size from small entrepreneurships to multi-billion dollar enterprises and is a lecturer on executive education programs in the Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).