Fit for growth : a guide to strategic cost cutting, restructuring, and renewal / by Vinay Couto, John Plansky and Deniz Caglar
By: Couto, Vinay.
Contributor(s): Plansky, John | Caglar, Deniz.Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2017Description: xi, 275 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781119268536.Subject(s): Leadership | Costs | Organisational effectiveness | Strategy | Change managementOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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INTRODUCTION AND FIT FOR GROWTH OVERVIEW: Do you need to cut to grow? -- Becoming fit for growth - the restructuring and renewal journey -- The leader's role - aligning costs with strategy. HOW TO CUT COSTS AND GROW STRONGER - A MANAGER'S GUIDE: Levers of cost reduction - what, where and how -- Portfolio rationalization - decide what business you should be in -- Zero-basing - justify what to keep, not what to kill -- Aligning the operating model - redefine where critical work gets done -- Outsourcing - let external providers generate value for you -- Footprint optimization - rethink your operations and overhead locations -- Process excellence - simplify work and minimize bureaucracy -- Spans and layers - flatten and empower the organization -- Strategic supply management - extract more value from your purchases -- Digitization - make technology a game changer. COPING WITH COST RESTRUCTURING - HOW TO MANAGE AND SUSTAIN THE CHANGE: Running a cost transformation - mobilizing, scaling, and sustaining -- Morale, emotions, and expectations - leading during a restructuring -- The human element - getting people ready, willing, and able to change -- Staying fit for growth.
Offers a unique and comprehensive approach to help executives cut business costs constructively. Redirects an organisation's resources towards its strengths that set it apart from its competitors. Reveals how to scale effectively and inspire culture change. Includes case studies.