PrefaceThe AuthorsPrologue: The Gift of Perspective Part One: Facing Chaos 1. Exponential Change and the New Business Environment 2. Leveraging Chaos: The Dynamic Enterprise Part Two: From Chaos to Strategy 3. An Overview of Enterprise Development 4. Seeing the Whole: The Enterprise as a Dynamic System 5. Creating a Shared Vision of the Future Enterprise 6. Understanding the Past, the Present, and the ChangeRequired 7. Understanding the Nature of Change: Business and OrganizationalLife Cycles 8. Mobilizing the Three Essential Drivers for Change Part Three: From Strategy to Performance 9. Creating the Enterprise Development Workplan
HERMAN GYR cofounders of the Enterprise Development Group, specialize in strategy development and implementation for work groups facing complex change. They consult internationally in a wide range of industries, including technology, manufacturing, health care, oil and gas, financial services, utilities, fisheries, government, and universities.
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