By Craig Hickman
A compelling novel of commercial intrigue, suspense, and transformation from a severely acclaimed authorIn an exhilarating departure from his writing on management, company tradition, and strategic swap, Craig Hickman, the writer of such titles as developing Excellence and brain of a supervisor, Soul of a pacesetter, supplies us a compelling story of company intrigue and innovation. A suspenseful company novel that engages the reader on each dramatic point whereas educating vital classes on the way to be a more advantageous innovator and artistic problem-solver, An Innovator's story specializes in the rigors and tribulations of a newly promoted vp who has been thrust right into a global of company turnaround, duplicity, and espionage. Readers examine through her instance as she discovers and applies 4 assorted degrees and 5 serious phases of innovation, whereas suffering to include containing the wear and tear performed through stolen enterprise secrets and techniques, desktop hacking, and high-level corporation officials who're no longer rather what they appear to be.
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Ever since her latest meeting with Goodrich that afternoon when she’d learned about the new requirements—$50 million in sales and $10 million in profits in three months—for keeping Carter-Crisp off the market, she’d thought of little else. She didn’t want Nibblers to acquire Carter-Crisp anymore than Goodrich did. She’d worked for huge companies like Nibblers before, and she hated the office politics and aggressive style they often fostered. If the rumors about the recent Towers Perrin culture assessment were true, Nibblers was a toxically competitive place to work.
That’s what worries me. He has access to a lot of inside information. I don’t know if he’s capable of outright sabotage, but I thought you should know about him. Dieter Taylor wrote back immediately. Dieter: Thanks for the heads-up about Chimura. I’ll keep an eye on him. You were right—they offered me your job and I accepted. According to Goodrich, the company will be sold in three months unless sales from new products reach $50 million with profits of $10 million before the end of the quarter.
After they ordered drinks and sushi, Casey got right to the point. ” he asked Jamison. “She made contact with a man named Thomas Platt. He works for a consulting firm, Strategic Business Intelligence. Lives in Chicago. 40 years old. No wife. No family. ” Casey said abruptly as he put down his glass of water. ” “We only know whom she calls and who calls her,” Jamison explained. “We tried to get as much information on him as we could. ” “No,” Casey said. “She knows something. ” “How? qxd 11/6/01 1:50 PM Page 28 C RAIG H ICKMAN “You have another explanation for her contact with this guy Platt?
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