By James M. Citrin,Julie Daum
Solving the management Jigsaw Puzzle You have a key management activity to fill. you will have the superior individual. What precisely does this relatively mean?
How usually have you ever noticeable somebody with nice credentials and awesome buzz take a huge task, yet earlier than lengthy everyone is thinking about “what precisely have been we thinking?”
Getting the simplest individual is much less approximately discovering anyone megastar and extra approximately deeply realizing what your company wishes, the type of one who will healthy into your tradition and produce the suitable event and abilities to get the task performed.
Based on a long time of expertise at Spencer Stuart, the most beneficial in govt seek, Jim Citrin and Julie Daum minimize via traditional knowledge and “rules of thumb,” no matter if the activity that wishes filling is that of CEO or a key chief in advertising, know-how, finance, or human resources.
• Landmark unique learn from the usa, the united kingdom, Germany, France, and the Netherlands offers facts for the way a company can diagnose its wishes and judge on who is the ideal chief for a particular scenario at a selected time limit, and even if an intruder or insider may top healthy the invoice.
• Eye-opening case stories, together with how the hot York Public Library labored its approach during the maze of pressures—rapidly altering applied sciences, assorted, hard constituencies, altering demographics and financial forces—to locate the president who may well most sensible stick with it its undertaking within the twenty-first century; how Starwood lodges assessed the price of expertise as opposed to strength in determining a CEO; the individual that failed in a single condition yet accomplished awesome good fortune in others.
• Steering away from the pink herrings of age, adventure, and ethnicity
• Avoiding the most important traps of management choice, reminiscent of “his air of secrecy was once intoxicating,” and “we inspiration we actually knew him.”
In a aggressive setting as demanding as today’s, the single distinction, as Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of fb notes, “Between businesses that modify the realm and people who don’t is having the appropriate people.” You want a Leader—Now What? is the must-have consultant for navigating the terrain.
From the Hardcover edition.