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Harder Than I Thought: Adventures of a Twenty-First Century Leader

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Being a great leader today is much harder than you think

Meet Jim Barton. He’s a newly minted CEO, rising leader of a firm in transition, and manager of massive complexity—thanks to our incredibly networked and increasingly unpredictable world of business. What if you were in his shoes?

If you’re a top executive today, you probably are.

Harder Than I Thought is a fictional na
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Published November 27th 2012 by Harvard Business Review Press (first published August 2nd 2011)
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CEOs get “The Goal” treatment. This is a fictional account of a newly hired CEO for an aircraft manufacturer. The story goes through the trials and tribulations as the CEO meets his staff and board and begins his work of saving the company. It is a lot like “The Goal”, but where “The Goal” focused on a manager learning optimization, this covered a number of areas of difficulty faced by the new CEO, from dealing with the press, making hiring and firing decisions, negotiating with the Union, you ...more
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