ISBN 9781422114704,HBR Case Studies Making Change Stick

HBR Case Studies Making Change Stick



Harvard Universal Press

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9781422114704

ISBN-10 1422114708

Paper Back

Number of Pages 179 Pages
Language (English)

Business strategy

When facing a difficult management challenge, wouldn't it be great if you could turn to a panel of experts to help guide you to the right decision? Now you can, with books from the Judgment Calls series. Drawn from the pages of Harvard Business Review, these interactive, solutions-oriented guides allow readers to access the wisdom of leading experts as they tackle familiar and perplexing business situations. These engagingly written books will help managers improve problem-solving skills and make better judgment calls under fire.A preface provides an overview and sets the context for using these provocative case studies as learning tools in corporate classrooms. A relevant chapter from an HBE volume introduces the topic as a refresher course. Finally, an appendix of resources such as executive summaries, guiding questions, and a list of further reading rounds out the book. Judgment Calls provide insight into a variety of real world difficulties and offer solutions that managers will find both sound and practical. Our ideal reader is the business traveler who's thinking about this very issue, sees the book in the airport, and throws it in his or her briefcase to read on the plane.This volume, tentatively titled "Bob's Meltdown and Other Stories from the Frontines of Management" looks at the most common issue in workplaces--employee behavior. What should you do when a star employee loses his temper in public? Worse yet, what if your protege seems to be coming unglued? All this and more