Stevens, Mark, 1947-

Extreme management : what they teach at Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program / Mark Stevens. - New York : Warner Books, c2001. - xxxviii, 184 p. ; 22 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-169) and index.

Introduction: A History of the Advanced Management Program -- The Principles of the Advanced Management Program -- The Inner Sanctum: Behind the Curtain of the Advanced Management Program -- First Strike Leadership: Mastering the Art and Science of Making Decisions and Motivating People -- Avoiding the Trap of Management by Fashion Trend -- Private Lists Can Provide Road Maps for Managerial Action -- Good Leaders Rewrite the Rules of Their Leaders -- Micromanagers Beware: Self-Protection Is Really Self-Limitation in Disguise -- In Business, Even War Heroes Have to Put Away the Sword -- The Quest for Perfection Is a Sure Sign of a Small Thinker -- First Find Your Comfort Zone--Then Find a Way Out -- Enlightened Leadership: The Power of the Perpetual Student -- Tuning the Stradivarius: Building World-Class Organizations -- Leveraging the Change Equation: D [times] M [times] P ] Cost -- Bottom-up Learning: How Employee Criticism Can Make You a Better Manager -- Place Yourself in a Fishbowl: Emerge a Better Leader with the Organizational Fitness Profile -- Evolution + Revolution = Solution -- Leadership 101: The Jack Welch Way -- Three-Point System for Linking Strategy to Action -- Draw a Straight Line from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be -- Make Lists to Target Organizational Goals -- Motivate Subordinates to Embrace Change -- The Mind Is Mightier Than the Sword: Competitive Strategies and Tactics That Win -- Quality Is Good--Strategy Is Better -- In the Art and Science of Negotiating, the Heavyweights Start at the End and Work Backward.

Summarizes what is taught at the renowned management school, focusing on decision making, global competition, corporate finance, organizational competence, and teamwork.

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Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration.

Executives--Training of--United States.
Management--Study and teaching--United States.

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