Essays Tagged: "Tom Peters"

The Paradox of Cooperation and Competition in Strategic Alliances - Towards a Multi-paradigm Approach

f competitive advantage led to the need for building collaborative relationships with suppliers, customers, competitors, and variety of other institutions (Bartlett & Ghoshal, 2000). Many companie ... e old style competition and interfirm confrontation; and that guru of strategic management analysis Tom Peters has pronounced strategic networks and business alliances to be the very wave of the futur ...

(28 pages) 150 1 4.6 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Every organisation has to prepare for the abandonment of everything it does"( Peter Drucker). Discuss this statement in the context of change management and strategy.

turally change throughout time due to external forces which could take the form of competition , customers , technology and so on. Also some organisations might find themselves bound to change campaig ... be noted that fewer organisations have seen to successful as a result of the cuts. Management Guru Tom Peters says : " you cannot shrink your way to greatness." ( p20 change management the complete i ...

(11 pages) 253 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Paradox of Cooperation and Competition in Strategic Alliances: Towards a Multi-paradigm Approach.

f competitive advantage led to the need for building collaborative relationships with suppliers, customers, competitors, and variety of other institutions (Bartlett & Ghoshal, 2000). Many companie ... e old style competition and interfirm confrontation; and that guru of strategic management analysis Tom Peters has pronounced strategic networks and business alliances to be the very wave of the futur ...

(29 pages) 185 0 3.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Creativity.

ation and EntrepreneurshipJust because a company is spending money on research (such as markets, customers, or new technologies) and development doesn't mean they will get innovation. Innovation, as w ... out there. Or that people still want to catch them.Many innovations come from a deeper level of customer and market understanding. They go beyond what current customers say they need. They solve prob ...

(3 pages) 170 1 3.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Organizational culture

d in the context of organizations.Organization's culture--the particular set of values, beliefs, customs and systems that are unique to that organization. Though Peters and Waterman's (1982) view that ... em. This, they believe, forces new attitudes and behaviors upon people. This view is also shared by Tom Peters (1993) who advocates rapid and complete destruction of existing hierarchical organization ...

(3 pages) 260 0 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Observation Research

Introduction"We must leverage today's knowledge for tomorrow's success" - Tom Peters. Confronted with today's dynamic business environment, companies ar ... unities. Capitalizing on the information a company owns about its business processes, employees, customers, suppliers etc, is the new competitive edge, as it will act as capital that earns high return ... oblem in building rapport is that initially the observer will not understand fully the language, customs, and habits of the persons being studied. The lack of such understanding is detrimental to the ...

(37 pages) 427 0 4.4 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Businesses - The Real World You Never Saw

receiving a great deal of praise and positive feedback around the workplace. Therefore, in reading Tom Peters' article, "Incentives for Success," I just could not understand how there could be too li ... could be too little positive reinforcement in the business world these days.Throughout the article, Tom Peters threateningly critiques Alfie Kohn's argument "Incentives Can Be Bad for Business." In te ...

(6 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Businesses - The Real World You Never Saw

receiving a great deal of praise and positive feedback around the workplace. Therefore, in reading Tom Peters' article, "Incentives for Success," I just could not understand how there could be too li ... could be too little positive reinforcement in the business world these days.Throughout the article, Tom Peters threateningly critiques Alfie Kohn's argument "Incentives Can Be Bad for Business." In te ...

(6 pages) 438 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Management in times of change

s shortening thelife-cycle of ideas. The ideas from yesterday are valid today, but will be obsolete tomorrow. Itis today that will be tomorrow's yesterday. This fact has an impact on every area of hum ... uation, a situation which can be dubbed chaos. Thechallenge of management in times of change is, as Tom Peters suggests, thriving on and notamidst chaos.Management in times of change implies a complet ...

(8 pages) 79 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Interclean Generic Benchmarking

s employees are experienced in selling products and now need retraining on offering solutions to customers. InterClean has to work on job placement and integrate EnviroTech employees. InterClean's Hum ... nts. InterClean should implement effective HR strategies to become a top performing company. Author Tom Peters states, "The best firms are better organized to meet the needs of their people, so that t ...

(19 pages) 285 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management