Stretch! : How Great Companies Grow In Good Times and Bad
Graeme K. Deans, Fritz KroegerISBN: 0471468932; 9780471468936;
Praise for Stretch! "Stretch! is an important book. It talks about growth as the lever to profits. Filled with sound, practical advice, it takes the mystery out of how to achieve extraordinary growth. Whether you are a production manager, profit center, or a corporation, this is a must-read experience." ?Whitney MacMillan, Chairman Emeritus, Cargill, Incorporated "We have learned how to raise productivity, but we know that we cannot shrink to greatness. Now we must learn how to meet our organic growth potential. For this long-distance Olympic challenge, Deans and Kroeger prescribe an effective fitness program to help companies stretch beyond their current limits." ?Hermut Kormann, CEO, Voith AG "One of the numerous insights in this book is that CEOs admit that their companies are able to achieve just 50 percent of their growth potential. These CEOs need a model that will enable them to capture their potential for growth?even during...