Out Executing the Competition

Author: Irving H. Rothman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118409035
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An inside look at what makes a successful financial services company Irv Rothman may not have considered a career in the financial services early on, but he ended up in leadership positions at AT&T, Compaq and, for over a decade, Hewlett-Packard. His consistent record of success and insider perspective make him the perfect guide to the art of building and growing a financial services company, and in Out-Executing the Competition he shares his remarkable story and years of experience, giving readers a glimpse into his numerous accomplishments and providing takeaways they can apply to their own companies, whatever the industry. An engaging and lively account of Rothman's career focusing on his work at financial services companies during some of the most economically challenging periods of the past thirty years, the book explores the methods and tactics he used to help his companies not only weather financial uncertainty, but to thrive. Tells the story of financial services company expert Irv Rothman, in his own words Includes invaluable insights into how to build a financial services company that can survive and thrive in even the toughest economic climate Helps readers working at financial services companies and in other industries to construct solid businesses that can outperform their competition Part biography, part how-to guide, Out-Executing the Competition is the ultimate inside look at building a financial services company that's sure to succeed.

Cultural Transformations

Author: John Mattone
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111905592X
Format: PDF
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A Roadmap for Leadership and Cultural Transformation Throughout today's rapidly changing business world, top CEOs face two primary challenges: solving the leadership gap and creating a sustainable corporate culture. International leadership coach John Mattone and CEO magazine editor-in-chief Nick Vaidya unlock the keys to leadership development and cultural transformation through intimate interviews with fourteen CEOs from top organizations, including: Deloitte, Graybar, The North Face, HP Financial, Ovations Brands, Virtusa, and Bigcommerce. Culture was long thought to be merely a 'soft' resource in the corporate equation. However, more and more business leaders are beginning to recognize the necessity of culture when it comes to creating and sustaining long-term growth and change. What is the key to creating a strong business culture? Leadership. The best cultures start with CEOs who set the tone for the rest of the company, guiding others through the often difficult process of corporate transformation. You'll gain valuable insights, through experiences from the finest business minds, on how to introduce and sustain cultural change in your organization. Learn how successful CEOs came to realize their leadership potential Discover the key attributes that increase a leader's effectiveness Uncover your own leadership strengths and development needs Handle the primary obstacles to cultural transformation Address outdated mindsets and resistance to organizational change Mattone and Vaidya also draw upon their own extensive coaching and consulting experiences to provide a powerful and proven 6-Step Process for designing and implementing effective cultural transformations. This process enhances the other valuable tools in this comprehensive guide, so you can start building a positive organizational culture right away.

Building an International Financial Services Firm

Author: Markus Venzin
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191608998
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A new era of global banking and insurance is emerging, with leading banks eager to serve international markets. This book explores the issues that arise for banks in their strategic choices as they move into these new international markets. Building an International Financial Services Firm challenges conventional assumptions from the international management literature on topics such as the limits of globalization, the importance of cultural and institutional distance, the nature of economies of scale and scope, the existence of first mover advantages, the logic behind the global value chain configuration, the speed and timing of market entry, as well as organizational architecture. It focuses on fundamental strategic decisions such as when, where, and how to enter foreign markets and how to design the organizational architecture of the multinational financial services firm. Using simple theoretical frameworks illustrated by case examples, this book provides a thorough guide to the challenges of the international market for financial services firms, both for those working in the financial services industry, and researchers studying the area.

The City Reader

Author: Richard T. LeGates
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415271738
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The City Readerprovides thecomprehensive mapping of the terrain of Urban Studies, old and new. It is illustrated with over 40 photographs the text is essential reading for anyone interested in the city.

Contemporary Economic Issues in Developing Countries

Author: John Baffoe-Bonnie
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275974541
Format: PDF
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Important lessons in economic policy in developing nations are provided here as contributors evaluate the effectiveness of various domestic scenarios and the recommendations of international organizations such as the World Bank. Their findings highlight the issue of inadequate social capability as a critical factor in understanding the lack of economic development in many developing countries. They suggest that contemporary theory tends to pinpoint necessary but insufficient conditions for the successful implementation of development strategies for these countries.

Economic Growth in the Republic of Yemen

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Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821352106
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Annotation This Country Study reviews Yemen 's economic performance and evaluates the government 's medium- and long-term development plans.

Financial Development and Economic Growth

Author: Niels Hermes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135635447
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This collection brings together a collection of theoretical and empirical findings on aspects of financial development and economic growth in developing countries. The book is divided into two parts: the first identifies and analyses the major theoretical issues using examples from developing countries to illustrate how these work in practice; the second part looks at the implications for financial policy in developing countries.

Building Supply Chain Excellence in Emerging Economies

Author: Hau L. Lee
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387384290
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book will help readers to better manage supply chains in emerging economics. It addresses a host of issues and challenges, from infrastructure constraints and the logistics inefficiencies to contributing to the social and environmental developments of emerging economies. Innovative approaches are outlined and illustrated with examples of real-world experiences by progressive companies and thought leaders.