Frontiers of Excellence: Lessons from Organizations That Put People First Stanford Executive Brief with Robert H. Waterman
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If conventional management is to be believed, most organizations will operate under the idea that the shareholder must come first. In Frontiers of Excellence, Robert Waterman shares his opposing views as he scrutinizes successful companies that put the needs of employees and customers first. Waterman places an emphasis on organizational arrangement rather than strategy. Some of the most well-known and celebrated companies in the U.S. use organizational arrangements. Waterman explains how this approach has made American as productive as it is today.
Robert Waterman is co-author of the well-read book In Search of Excellence. His resume also features four other titles, including What America Does Right: Learning from Companies That Put People First. Those who view Frontiers of Excellence will:
- Discover why it’s vital that productivity in the United States continue to improve
- Learn why moving away from a command and control management approach is necessary
- Learn about better management methods that can lead to greater productivity