Summary of Rapid Retooling

Developing World-Class Organizations in a Rapidly Changing World

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Rapid Retooling book summary
In business, change is the only constant.

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The only constant in business is change. Competitors that evolve with the times will outpace companies that fail to update their operations. Leadership consultants Antoine Gerschel and Lawrence Polsky teach corporate leaders how to retool their companies, their employees and themselves to stay ahead of change and outrun their competition. The authors provide numerous valuable tips, tactics and techniques – plus instructional case histories – to help your organization manage necessary change. Despite some small proofing glitches, getAbstract recommends the authors’ take on how and when to address change, and directs your emphasis to the practices they outline to help you lead your organization through continuing transformation.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why companies must be able to retool rapidly
  • How to revamp your operations and personnel to compete and to manage change
 

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Depend on the Need for Change
The economy, technology, your competition or even a new CEO might force your company to change. Such a push for change can be positive or negative, but change itself is inevitable and ongoing. Dynamic companies must be able to retool quickly and regularly.<...
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About the Authors

Antoine Gerschel and Lawrence Polsky are managing partners at PeopleNRG, a corporate-change consultancy firm.


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