Management Strategies A Critique of Theories and Practices

The wide range of possible performance criteria for business enterprises raises serious questions of definition and measurement. Indeed, measurement is at the heart of the analysis of success and failure of business operations, and much depends on the quality of the information that is available. Th...

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Main Author: Eilon, Samuel
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1999, 1999
Edition:1st ed. 1999
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Structuring the unstructured
  • 2 Mission incomplete
  • 3 Board size and corporate failure
  • 4 Determinants of corporate performance
  • 5 Prominent performance ratios
  • 6 A simple formula
  • 7 A misleading performance ratio
  • 8 Use and misuse of productivity ratios
  • 9 The bottom-liners
  • 10 In pursuit of market share
  • 11 Intrepid gurus
  • 12 On competitiveness
  • 13 OR at the top
  • 14 Managing change
  • 15 Closing the gap
  • 16 Measuring quality of information systems
  • 17 Divide and rule
  • 18 Centralism versus federalism
  • 19 Hondaism — myth and reality
  • 20 A cake can be cut in many ways
  • 21 Time management
  • 22 Management performance appraisal
  • 23 What makes Sammy run
  • 24 Don’t spit in the soup, we all have to eat
  • 25 The role of business schools
  • 26 Business policy for beginners