The plain truth is that every major manufacturing or service firm — from the Bank
of America and Citicorp, to Du Pont and General Motors, to IBM and Intel and the
Hospital Corporation of America — is undergoing trauma. Alarming as these ...
Likewise, when consultants McKinsey & Co. made an extensive study in 1986 of
mergers between 1972 and 1983 that involved the two hundred largest public
corporations, they determined that a mere 23 percent were successful (as ...
Language itself provides the first clue: > In steel, there is an unsung U.S. success
story — the one-third of the market now held by profitable, fast-growing firms such
as Nucor Corporation and Chaparral Steel. These two have excelled in "mini- ...
... units is progressing remorselessly. . . . Industrial boutiques [those new terms
again], run by small, independent operators with all the latest computer-aided . . .
techniques are emerging as contractors to mainstream corporations, many of ...
That is, contrary to the image that bigness is conducive to risk-taking, there is no
statistically significant tendency for corporate behemoths to conduct a
disproportionately large share of the relatively risky R&D or of the R&D aimed at
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Building Systems for a World Turned Upside Down
Measure Whats Important
Revamp the Chief Control Tools
Decentralize Information Authority and Strategic Planning
Set Conservative Goals
Demand Total Integrity
A New View of Leadership at All Level
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