Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. 4.3 out of 5 stars 601 ratings. Larry Bossidy (Author), Ram Charan (Author), John Bedford Lloyd (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher) & 1 more. If you are an aggressive CEO and want nothing but the best you have to read this book. I have read it twice and I have listened to the audio-book once and will do so over and over. After a long, stellar career with General Electric, Larry Bossidy transformed AlliedSignal into one of the world’s most admired companies and was named CEO of the year in 1998 by Chief Executive magazine. the other two thirds focusing on strategy and people processes are great. Unable to add item to List. The best advice I got from an elder (CEO of a billion dollar company), he saw a few books on my desk and he said I am going to send you a book when I get back to my office and I want you to drop what you are doing, lock yourself in a room and read this book…. You will get an email reminder before your trial ends. Leading these processes is the real job of running a business, not formulating a “vision” and leaving the work of carrying it out to others. The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals, The High-Potential Leader: How to Grow Fast, Take on New Responsibilities, and Make an Impact, Summary of The 4 Disciplines of Execution by Chris McChesney, Sean Covey, and Jim Huling: Includes Analysis, What the CEO Wants You to Know, Expanded and Updated: How Your Company Really Works. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 2, 2016, Good examples of how to relate your business ambitions to the resource and instructions to take you there with good worked examples of statement to ask exactly what you want from your managers, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 9, 2016. This book actually helped me to go back to my roots and get more involved in the business. By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible’s Conditions of Use. Bossidy and Charan show the importance of being deeply and passionately engaged in an organization and why robust dialogues about people, strategy, and operations result in a business based on intellectual honesty and realism. He’s been putting the ideas he writes about in Execution to work in real time. : The 8 Point Plan (Abridged), The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable (Unabridged), The Four Things a Service Business Must Get Right (Harvard Business Review), Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High. Reviewed in the United States on January 19, 2017, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 24, 2018, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 23, 2018. It puts reality behind the numbers and is where the rubber meets the road. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Please try again. I was recommended this book by a friend and How I love this book. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Without a more detailed explanation about what should be done and some information about how to do it, the book is not that useful. Categories: Business & Careers , Management & Leadership. Reviewed in the United States on March 1, 2016. The leader's most important job - selecting and appraising people - is one that should never be delegated. One credit a month to pick any title from our entire premium selection to keep (you’ll use your first credit now). It has truly helped me as I have grown my company from start up to $35 million in sales in 5 years. Execution. In July 2001 Larry Bossidy was asked by the board of directors of Honeywell International (it had merged with AlliedSignal) to return and get the company back on track. On a whim, I decided to take it with me and ended up reading it through these holidays. I own this book in paper,cd,and now on my ipod.I own four businesses and must keep them balanced.This book helps me focus and helps me not only get things done but do them right. I run two companies and was going away from execution and paying the price for it. But again, the material is terrific. Reviewed in the United States on March 24, 2012. Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done audiobook written by Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan. Its all about getting people to execute and this book is unbelievable. Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins. For the Christmas Holidays, as we were packing the ski stuff from the basement before we left to VT, I chanced upon some books lying there, and noticed the one titled 'Execution,' by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan which I had bought almost 8 years ago but never got around to reading it. In July 2001 Larry Bossidy was asked by the board of directors of Honeywell International (it had merged with AlliedSignal) to return and get the company back on track. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. There's a problem loading this menu right now. As a CEO, Larry Bossidy personally makes the calls to check references for key hires. 3.9 out of 5 stars. It puts reality behind the numbers and is where the rubber meets the road. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Why? Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 21, 2015. Reviewed in the United States on August 23, 2020. The book that shows how to get the job done and deliver results . Ram Charan is a legendary adviser to senior executives and boards of directors, a man with unparalleled insight into why some companies are successful and others are not. Unlimited listening to select Audible Originals, audiobooks, and podcasts. You're in Charge--Now What? People then work together to create a strategy building block by building block, a strategy in sync with the realities of the marketplace, the economy, and the competition. With the right people in the right jobs, there’s a leadership gene pool that conceives and selects strategies that can be executed. Get Audible Plus for $4.95 a month for your first 6 months. Why? See all formats and editions. Once the right people and strategy are in place, they are then linked to an operating process that results in the implementation of specific programs and actions and that assigns accountability.
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