|Mead, Dana G.|
High Standards, Hard Choices
A CEOs Journey of Courage, Risk, and Change
1. Edition January 2000
2000. 232 Pages, Hardcover
ISBN 978-0-471-29613-3 - John Wiley & Sons
In this fascinating memoir, business maverick, political reformer, and one of the most closely-watched figures in American business today, Dana G. Mead, looks back over his 40-year career and shares the lessons he's learned about leadership, decision-making, focus, responsibility, balancing profitability and job security, and much more. Laced with colorful anecdotes from Mead's incredibly multifaceted professional life, High Standards, Hard Choices will be a source of inspiration and insight for every manager.
From the contents
Two New Leaders, One Lethal Tumor.
Sine Qua Non: Restructuring Case.
Personal Crisis, Public Communications.
A Great Oak Tree.
Strategic Choices: Into Romania.
Project Mangement: A Capitalist Frontier.
Public Policy: Winning in Congress.
Backroom Politics and the CEO.
Public Policy: Nudging the Fed.