The audio that shows how to get the job done and deliver results...whether you're running an entire company or in your first management job. Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan, who Jack Welch calls "a great practitioner and an insightful theorist," collaborate on a "compelling business story of 'how to get it done.'"
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Confronting Reality will change the way you think about and run your business. It is the first book that shows how to connect the big picture of the new era of business with the nitty-gritty of what to do about it.
The success of an executive team depends heavily on the relationships the boss has with his or her direct reports. Yet the leadership literature has had little to say about what is expected in those relationships, on either side. Larry Bossidy, formerly the chairman and CEO of Honeywell, and before that of AlliedSignal, shares what he calls "the CEO compact", detailing the behaviors a leader should look for in subordinates and what they should be able to expect in return.
In this issue, Larry Bossidy, the former CEO of AlliedSignal and Honeywell, lays out what he expects of his direct reports and what they can expect from him. Then, James Hackett explains what you need to do to prepare for the perfect product launch. The third full-length article suggests ways you can do your human due diligence when considering a company for a merger or acquisition.
From the pages of Harvard Business Review hear former AlliedSignal CEO Larry Bossidy on "The Job No CEO Should Delegate," Harvard Med School Dean Paul F. Levy on "The Nut Island Effect: When Good Teams Go Wrong," and more.