Execution has ratings and reviews. Al said: Execution: The discipline of Getting Things Done: Larry Bossidy and Ram CharanCentral Truths. Execution. The Discipline of Getting Things Done. Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan. Hardcover: pages. Publisher: Crown Business; 1. Execution (with Ram Charan). Political party, Republican. Spouse(s), Nancy (m. ). Children, 9. Lawrence Arthur “Larry” Bossidy (born March 5, ) is an American author and retired.

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Lists with This Book. This isn’t something that can be delegated. He was a… More about Ram Charan.

The problem bissidy that too many managers are afraid to give honest performance reviews and constructive criticism. Before reading this book I thought the key thing was having an “impact”. Mechanical evaluations miss how candidates performed bossidu meeting their commitments. In July 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.

Jun 04, Pages Buy. Best learning comes from working on real business problems; ask people to work on 3 or 4 issues facing company — form teams to work on those issues.

Very inspir A bit lengthy written with two main messages: Feb 09, Patrick rated it did not like it Shelves: This emotional fortitude is mentioned through-out the larrry. Nov 10, Pages Buy. It puts reality behind the numbers and is where the rubber meets the road. Some business books are thoughtful; others make me really dislike business cultu What a completely over-rated book. View all 3 comments. Apr 29, Russ rated it really liked it Shelves: Does execution trump empowerment?


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. Bossidy served as Chairman of The Business Council in and I understan that is the primary area of expertise of the author, but I would like to read a book thi Set clear goals and priorities — less is more, laser focused on the top 3 priorities.

Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done by Larry Bossidy

The people process is more important than either the strategy or operations processes. Bossidy has earned the right to write on this topic, but the story lacks any sense of instructive meat. Must change the beliefs and behavior of people in ways that are directly linked to bottom — line results. Fundamental idea is that goals without plans are just wishful thinking.

It is a good thing to view the world of work from the top level instead of the trenches. Know your people and business a. I desire a personal culture or execution and therefore will continue to reference this book. It’s not enough to be think strategically and fashion an exception strategic plan.

They also made uncomfortable points about “emotional fortitude. Leader must have emotional fortitude to be able to be honest with edecution deal honestly with business and organizational realities; or give people forth right assessments. In the past, business leaders could get exection with poor execution by pleading for patience. Strong leadership pipeline based on good information. Execution is learned through practice, not just reading.

Do not blame the staffs if execution goes wrong. A rambling mess that seemed to have never crossed an editor’s desk, this book read exedution though it was literally spoken into a tape recorder, transcribed and then published. Then come up short, you provide additional coaching, withdraw rewards, give them other jobs, or let them go. Nov 25, James Pritchert rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Why do you think it has taken so long for execution to be seen as a critical management issue?


I finally tossed exwcution sucker aside after about the 84,th mention of Jack Welch, in such slobbering terms they’d make a St. Ram and I believe that most people really want to improve their performance, and are open execition being coached.

In July 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. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Views Read Edit View history.

We were struck by the fact that there are hundreds of books devoted to strategic planning, CEO profiles, and customer service, but very little on turning strategy into reality. All Mormon talks are exactly like this – a few bullet points, an anecdote, a weak conclusionary statement and a call to action.

It’s not worth reading, in my opinion, because it’s full of jargon and puffery. I am an executor – first and foremost.

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Allied Signal, well-known in the aerospace, aviation, and military industries adopted the Honeywell name, as Honeywell’s product diversity provided greater notoriety in the consumer market. Jul 27, diddier gil rated it it was amazing.

I am not an “implementer”.