The Physics of Business Growth: Mindsets, System, and Processes (Stanford Briefs)
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"The Physics of Business Growth documents practices that work in driving organic growth. M. The good news for managers is that this book avoids the trap of magical thinking, which glosses over the messiness and complexity involved in growing a business. Ryan, Senior Fellow, Wharton Executive Education and President and Founder, True North Advisory Group. Hess and Liedtka place a distinctive emphasis on integrated thinking that involves both operational discipline, agile strategic thinking, and what they call 'catalyst' leadership. Rather, they offer a robust toolkit that growth leaders can adapt to their own circum
"This book had a lot of good data and examples and I felt I learned a" according to Richard J ponds IV. This book had a lot of good data and examples and I felt I learned a lot but this book is ROUGH to get through. It is not an easy read. There is just so much data and breakdowns of the processes they go through that it gets really dry. However, that is what this book is about so you get what you expect to get.. "Must Read For Any Business Leader" according to Marilyn Cox. "This is a fascinating book that takes an intimidating topic and applies a scientific approach, resulting in practical application and exercises for any business leader. This is a "must read".". Patcharapa said Practical and inspiring. Every business management should read it. It's so true and very practical. This is very good for companies that have grown to a sizable firm but are struggling to grow further.
The most fundamental law is that uncertainty is the only certainty. Dominating forces are ambiguity and change; the processes at work involve exploration, invention, and experimentation. The book lays out a three step formula that will prove invaluable to professionals who have the opportunity to influence growth now, as well as to tomorrow's growth leaders, guiding them in (1) creating the right employee and organizational mindsets to enable growth (2) building an internal corporate growth system, and (3) putting in place processes that result in identifying opportunities, launching growth experiments, and managing a growth portfolio.. Organic business growth is governed by its own natural laws—underlying truths that set the stage for growth and innovation, much in the way that Einstein's law of relativity accounts for the movement of objects in the space-time continuum. Unfortunately, these truths run counter to the principles of stability, predictability, and linearity that have long informed the design of our firms.The Physics of Business Growth helps readers understand how to create growth in today's business environment, providing them a roadmap an