Accelerating out of the Great Recession: How to Win in a Slow-Growth Economy
Analyses global economic downturn, and offers practical guidance for how to take advantage during recovery phases. This book covers topics such as: cost management reducing operating overhead while optimizing working capital; knowing when to 'cut the cord' with underperforming bu... read full description below.
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|Library of Congress
||Management, Business cycles, Recessions, United States - Economic conditions - 2009-
Description of this Book
Accelerating out of the Great Recession delivers valuable, need-to-know information, including comprehensive, big-picture analysis of the global economic downturn, and practical guidance for how to take advantage during recovery phases. Topics covered include cost managementreducing operating overhead while optimizing working capital; knowing when to cut the cord with underperforming businesses; pursuing opportunistic partnerships, mergers and acquisitions; coping with additional government regulation and shifts in consumer behavior; accurately determining signs of recovery; and more.
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||This is the most comprehensive assessment of the global economy that I've seen and is a must-read for any business, economic, or governmental-related leader . Jeff M. Fettig, Chairman & CEO, Whirlpool Corporation A fascinating account of the causal factors of the meltdown and what we can do to avoid repetition. Sanjay Khosla, Executive Vice President and President, International for Kraft Foods This book combines brilliant analysis and strategic insight with a clear message: Companies that want to play a role in tomorrow's markets must act immediately. There's no place for complacency. The opportunities in the post-crisis world are good--and better than many might think. Dr. Jurgen Hambrecht, CEO, BASF The lessons from companies that came out winners during past recessions are invaluable in the current context. Rhodes and Stelter strike a welcome note of optimism in today's tough times by showing that companies can do a lot to thrive when the global economy is struggling. Dr. Dieter Zetsche, CEO, Daimler There are great lessons for today's chief executives: well-managed companies can prosper in the downturn and accelerate faster than their competitors in the upturn. Rhodes and Stelter have dug deep into history to vividly show how companies can do it. Dr. Martin C. Halusa, CEO, Apax Partners Worldwide LLP
David Rhodes is a senior partner and managing director of the London office of The Boston Consulting Group and the global leader of the Financial Institutions practice. Daniel Stelter is a senior partner and managing director of the firm's Berlin office and the global leader of the Corporate Development practice.