Hope Is Not a Method: What Business Leaders Can Learn from America's Army
Since the end of the Cold War, the United States Army has been reengineered and downsized more thoroughly than any other business. In the early 1990s, General Sullivan, army chief of staff, and Colonel Harper, his key strategic planner, took the post-Cold War army into the Information Age. Faced with a 40 percent reduction in staff and funding, they focused on new peacetime missions, dismantled a cumbersome bureaucracy, reinvented procedures, and set the guidelines for achieving a vast array of new goals.
Hope Is Not a Method explains how they did it and shows how their experience is extremely relevant to today's businesses. From how to stay on top of long-range issues to how to maintain a productive work force during times of change, it offers invaluable lessons in leadership and provides proven tactics any business can implement.
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HOPE IS NOT A METHOD: What Business Leaders Can Learn from America's ArmyUser Review - Kirkus
Although the resources available to the US Army have diminished since the Cold War's end, it remains an estimable institution with nearly 1.5 million employees, annual revenues of about $63 billion ... Read full review
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Drawing from their military experiences in downsizing, restructuring, and reengineering, retired general Sullivan (army chief of staff from 1991 to 1995), now a consultant, professor, and lecturer ... Read full review
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