Wednesday, April 17, 2013

My AMA article: “Hard-Won Lessons from a Turnaround CEO”

The American Management Association published my article “Anticipate, Focus, Execute - Hard-Won Lessons from a Turnaround CEO”.

An excerpt from the article is as follows:
“After 15 years at Emerson Electric Co, I have spent more than 20 years as a turnaround CEO.  During this time, I have discovered that companies get themselves into trouble, not because of technological advances in the marketplace, new competition, or other external factors, but because they have been mismanaged. Here are eight characteristics that separate successful businesses from those that are headed for trouble.”