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Confronting Reality: Doing What Matters to Get Things Right

by Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan (Author)

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An excellent resource for understanding on organizational development and choosing what priorities to execute on.

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  SmartLemming | May 27, 2009 |
This is such an appropriate book for these days as we look at American companies from finance through automobile manufacturing in big trouble. What business are you really in...what is the future, not the past. It could also be applied to personal lives as well as business.

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Larry Bossidy was legendary at General Electric, Honeywell, and Allied Signal. He and consultant, Ram Charan, have written two books based on his experience and his effectiveness. The first book was Execution: The Art of Getting Things Done. I believe that for most folks, especially in small to mid-size businesses, Confronting Reality is a more effective book. As a consultant and a leadership trainer, I found that confronting reality is one of the things that is very hard to get people to do. As human beings, we seem to be programmed to see the world the way we want it, rather than the way it is. The result is that we need to have some kind of a method for determining what reality is.
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Examines the changes confronting modern-day business and furnishes techniques and strategies to help companies redefine corporate management theory and practice to meet the challenges of the era.

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