Présentation de l'éditeur
Developing a Turnaround Business Plan is an ideal resource for managers currently facing a competitive crisis as well as those who wish to avert one and must set a turnaround plan in motion before the situation results in irreversible losses.
Whereas the book helps readers develop a sound turnaround plan, the focus of the book is on the actual process that contributes to the development and implementation of that plan. The book details how to identify the root causes that triggered the competitive crisis and how to initiate remedial actions before the turnaround plan begins. After reading this book, you will be able to:
- Develop a flexible and rapid response to competitive counter-moves
- Identify offensive and defensive strategies
- Use competitive intelligence to identify decisive points to concentrate resources
- Pinpoint the types of competitive campaigns that assure a successful turnaround
- Assess the required leadership traits for implementing competitive strategies
Covering 13 different types of competitive campaigns, the book describes how to initiate effective offensive and defensive plans to neutralize your competitors’ advantages. It also details how to develop counter-measures for the numerous factors that can bring a turnaround campaign to a standstill.
The book helps executives of small and mid-sized organizations, as well as managers of business units and product lines in larger firms, to activate change strategies and secure sustainable competitive advantages. Examples are provided about real company turnarounds, including Intel, Levi Strauss, Yahoo, J.C. Penney, Hewlett-Packard, Panasonic, Staples, Samsung, and Abercrombie & Fitch.
Biographie de l'auteur
Norton Paley has brought his world-class experience and unique approach to business strategy to some of the global community’s most respected organizations. Having launched his career with publishers McGraw-Hill and John Wiley & Sons, Paley founded Alexander-Norton Inc., bringing successful business techniques to clients around the globe, including the international training organization Strategic Management Group, where he served as senior consultant.
Throughout his career, Paley has trained business managers and their staffs in the areas of planning and strategy development, raising the bar for achievement and forging new approaches to problem solving and competitive edge. Paley has lectured in China and Mexico and has presented training seminars throughout the Pacific Rim and Europe for Dow Chemical and Cargill.
As a seminar leader at the American Management Association, he conducted competitive strategy, marketing management, and strategic planning programs for over 20 years. Paley’s books have been translated into Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, and Turkish. His byline columns have appeared in The Management Review and Sales & Marketing Management magazines