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Five Frogs on a Log. A CEO's Field Guide to Accelerating the Transition in Mergers, Acquisitions & Gut Wrenching Change. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2210391
  • Book
  • January 2001
  • 220 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Five Frogs on a Log offers readers an entertaining andno-nonsense field guide to the mergers and acquisitions jungle,packed with insight and instruction for executing corporate changeand capturing shareholder value. Whether you're buying anothercompany or acquiring a new vision of the future, this book proffersan unconventional perpsective and a practical, readily accessibleset of solutions to the single greatest challenge facing today'smanagers: execting rapid transitions in mergers, acquisitions andgut wrenching change.
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Introduction: The Salado River
Opportunity Lost: The Dealmakers' Nightmare
The Ugly Truth: Deciding is Easy, Executing is Hard
More Ugly Truth: Why Performance Deteriorates
The Law of the Band Aid: The Need for Accelerated Transition
260 Priorities: Economic Value Creation
Windshield Watching in Seattle: Early Communication and Stability
No Secrets, No Surprises, No Hype, No Empty Promises: Connectingwith Your Stakeholders
Five Frogs on a Log: Launching Transition Teams
Acute Structural Anxiety: Organizational Structure and RoleClarity
The Two-and-a-Half-Ton-Truck: Policies and Practices
The Ultimate Scapegoat: Unconventional Advice About Culture
The Blind Man's Dog: Value Creation Incentives
The North Bank
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Mark L. Feldman Coopers and Lybrand.

Michael F. Spratt
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