Business Leadership Under Fire 2021

Business Leadership Under Fire 2021 : Nine Steps to Rescue and Transform Organizations

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Disaster, disruption and change are recurring challenges in business. We are used to reading about the successful disruptors of established industries (Tesla, Amazon, Netflix, Uber, etc.), but what about the companies they disrupted? What ever happened to them? How did they cope? And more importantly, what are the secrets of making a business thrive again? Business Leadership Under Fire: Nine Steps to Rescue and Transform Organizations is the book every business leader needs. It will inspire readers with its thoughtful, practical and battle-hardened recipes for success. Pepyn Dinandt usually gets parachuted into an organization only after it realizes it is in real trouble. It is his job to assess and understand the situation that faces the business while also devising effective ways forward towards recovery and success. In Business Leadership Under Fire Dinandt draws on his own extensive business experience and, with the help of decorated army officer Colonel Richard Westley, marries this proven expertise with the leadership insights of military thinkers to develop an imaginative and practical nine-step plan for any leader who wishes not simply to survive but to inspire and thrive "under fire". Using lessons forged on the front lines of both the military and commercial worlds, Dinandt and Westley's concise book is required reading for anyone in any organization that needs help in turbulent times.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 20.07mm | 362.87g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 191301942X
  • 9781913019426

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I thoroughly recommend Business Leadership Under Fire. It is a valuable guide to dealing with the unexpected challenges that can stall the growth of even the most successful firms. Leaders setting out on their journey will be presented with an inspiring, helpful guide packed full of strategies that they can try, but even old hands will find that there is plenty that can be learned here.' Tim Collins, OBE ; 'Rooted in the hard-edge, real-life experience of the battlefield and boardroom.' Sir Roger Carr, Chairman, BAE Systems ; 'If you only read one business book this year, make sure it is this one.' Joanne Bennett, Chief Business Officer, PizzaExpress; 'Inspirational boardroom reading in times of transformational change.' Johannes Huth, Head of KKR & Co LLP, EMEA ; 'Nine simple steps that can be applied by anyone in any organization. Essential reading.' Holger Engelmann, CEO Webasto SE
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About Pepyn Dinandt

Pepyn Dinandt is a business executive with thirty years of experience successfully leading the restructuring and transformation of companies in challenging situations at CEO and chairman level. Richard Westley retired from the British Army in 2010 as a colonel and was subsequently awarded the Military Cross and an OBE. He now runs his own consulting business with a diverse portfolio of clients.
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