Why do most corporate initiatives fall short of their goals--despite good planning and strong leadership? According to Dr. Stephen R. Covey, bestselling author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, the difference between success and failure is all in the execution.
As leader of the corporate consulting firm FranklinCovey, Dr. Stephen R. Covey has observed what works in terms of execution--both from the boardroom and on the front lines. Here, he condenses his expertise on effective execution gathered from interviews with members of over 1,000 teams, data from more than 200,000 surveys, and consultation with over 400 organizations of all sizes. With easy-to-follow strategies and a workbook allowing readers to quickly apply new expertise, this guide provides a clear pathway to success in helping your organization achieve its goals.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dr. Stephen R. Covey (1932–2012) was a leading authority on leadership and family relations. He held a Bachelor of Science from the University of Utah, an MBA from Harvard, and a PhD from Brigham Young University. Dr. Covey was Vice Chairman of FranklinCovey Co., and in high demand as a speaker, teacher, and organizational consultant. Throughout his career, Dr. Covey brought new insight and understanding to millions of readers and students.
ABOUT THE SERIES
The Essentials series offers the best of Dr. Stephen R. Covey's wisdom and expertise, gained throughout a decades-long career guiding corporations and leaders on management, execution, and leadership. Each Essentials book is tailored specifically toward an aspect of corporate leadership that offers unique challenges to organizations and individuals alike--offering concrete step-by-step advice toward improvement-and extensive workbooks designed to help you put new ideas into practice.