Deadline!: How Premier Organizations Win the Race Against Time

Deadline How Premier Organizations Win the Race Against Time In the world of business every second countsd some seconds count than others Executives never know when a critical time challenge is going to rear its ugly head and knowing exactly how to handle it

  • Title: Deadline!: How Premier Organizations Win the Race Against Time
  • Author: Dan Carrison
  • ISBN: 9780814407264
  • Page: 124
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In the world of business, every second countsd some seconds count than others Executives never know when a critical time challenge is going to rear its ugly head, and knowing exactly how to handle it is the only thing that stands between success and failure Here, based on the author s personal on site interviews and observations, are the stories of prestigious In the world of business, every second countsd some seconds count than others Executives never know when a critical time challenge is going to rear its ugly head, and knowing exactly how to handle it is the only thing that stands between success and failure Here, based on the author s personal on site interviews and observations, are the stories of prestigious organizations in a wide variety of industries successfully facing seemingly impossible deadlines Broncos Stadium looked like a time management nightmareuntil Turner Construction brought it in below budget and ahead of schedule Every shipping company turned down a unique challenge from Technicolor except for Airborne Expresswhich now owns the film distribution market Tropical storm Allison devastated the area around Conoco s Houston headquarters, overwhelming the local authoritiesbut not Conoco employees Boeing s 777, an FBI kidnapping case, the 2001 Odyssey Orbiter on a mission to Mars how their teams made the impossible happenRevealing and quantifying indispensable lessons in managing projects, the book shows how readers can overcome their own extraordinary challenges to beat the clock and achieve exhilarating success.

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    1. In this book Dan shares "numerous, practical deadline-management techniques" through a number of case studies. As listed in the introductions these include learning how to:" -Prepare for a deadline template for future deadlines-Begin before the starter's gun, and without the expected conditions-Create a deadline-oriented corporate culture, in which your people eat deadlines for breakfast-Make it easier for your consumers to make their deadlines-Mold your "free spirits" into a confident deadline [...]

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