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Strategy Deployment in Business Units: Patterns of Operations Strategy Cascading Across Global Sites in a Manufacturing Firm (Contributions to Management Science)

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This book reveals and presents the root-causes that lead to varying improvement performances across different locations of a global positioned manufacturing organization. Conducting a multiple case study analysis of manufacturing sites around the world, the author found that the quality of the strategy deployment process is vital, especially when it is clear to all affected employees--a situation we refer to as strategy cascading. But having a sound strategy cascading alone is not enough. The author

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Maik Schlickel's research focus is on strategy cascading and its alignment with leadership style and company context. Currently, Maik is head of quality management at Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. Before that he was first consultant conducting process optimization projects all around the world and then Operational Excellence Manager with global responsibility for the production system throughout nine manufacturing locations of a business division.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Review of the Literature on Strategy Cascading, Context, and Leadership.- Research Design and Data Collection.- The Relevance of Organizational Context to Strategy Cascading.- The Effect of Leadership on Strategy Cascading.- Assessment of Strategy Cascading Quality and Improvement Performance.- Results on Strategy Cascading, Context, and Leadership Style.- Theoretical and Managerial Implications.- Appendix: Interview Guide.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783642336201
Author:
Schlickel, Maik
Publisher:
Physica-Verlag
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Company Context
Subject:
Improvement Performance
Subject:
leadership style
Subject:
Strategy Cascading
Subject:
Strategy Deployment
Subject:
Business Strategy/Leadership
Subject:
Organization/Planning
Subject:
Production/Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Subject:
Business management
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2013
Series:
Contributions to Management Science
Publication Date:
20130228
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
207
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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