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Getting It Right: Notre Dame on Leadership and Judgment in Business

Getting It Right: Notre Dame on Leadership and Judgment in Business

Viva Bartkus, Ed Conlon

ISBN: 978-0-470-38309-4

Jul 2008

304 pages

$18.99

Description

To be a successful business leader, executives need to make values-based problem solving a habit of mind, argue management experts and Notre Dame professors Viva Bartkus and Ed Conlon. In Getting It Right, Bartkus and Conlon draw on insights from consulting, management, and academia to deliver a powerful message: no matter how chaotic the marketplace, leaders can still address even the most staggering challenges in a calm and confident manner.
Acknowledgments.

Introduction: Solve the Problem.

Part One: Discovering Solutions.

1. Starting from Values.

2. What Really Is the Problem Here?

3. Priorities.

4. One Percent Inspiration.

5. Ninety-Nine Percent Perspiration.

6. How to Tell the Story.

Part Two: Moving from Analysis to Action.

7. The Business Case.

8. When Good Enough Is Both.

Part Three: Driving the Solution Through the Organization.

9. Frailty, Fortitude, and a Leader's Commitment.

10. Bulldoze the Barriers.

11. The Toils of Sisyphus.

Conclusion.

Notes.

About the Authors.

Index.