The Organization Game : An Interactive Business Game Where You Make or Break the Company
You've just been named CEO of CyTech, a $4 billion computer and electronics company whose explosive growth in the phone-fax computer business has led to organizational disarray. Your mission: to reshape the fragmented and polarized company before it collapses under the weight of its own success.If you succeed, Cytech could dominate the world of personal and corporate communications and your rewards would be unequalled. If you fail, you could destroy CyTech and your career in a single stroke.So begins The Organization Game, the book that challenges your savvy, your judgment, and your nerve, as you hammer out the sequence of tough decisions that a CEO must make - and face the different and often unforeseen consequences that each decision triggers.As you assume control of Cytech's future, you meet colleagues and subordinates who are determined to influence your every move. You must carefully weigh their advice and arguments before you make your first decision at the end of Chapter One: which of six proposed organizational approaches will most effectively and permanently facilitate CyTech's future success?Whatever your decision, there will be consequences that demand further analysis and action. You'll be required to make tough choices involving issues and concepts such as Employee Autonomy ... Innovation ... Empowerment ... Accountability ... Best Practices ... Work Teams ... Performance Challenges ... Re-engineering ... Revolutionary Change ... and many more. Each decision can take you one step closer to triumphant success - or plunge you and the company into disaster.Whether you succeed or fail in your first attempt as CEO, the best is yet to come. The Organization Game's unique "what if" approach lets you replay your choices again and again to explore the outcome of different decisions. In all, the book offers more than 75 decision points, and 30 different outcomes, for hour after hour of provocative reading.Part choose-your-own-adventure novel, part innovative business manual, this always entertaining book provides expert insight into organizational theory and practice in corporate America today. It will sharpen your own thinking and decision-making skills when initiating or responding to organizational change in your company.
- Hardback | 256 pages
- 157.48 x 231.14 x 33.02mm | 771.1g
- 19 Apr 1994
- Pearson Professional Education
- Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom