Balancing objective performance criteria against the insights and opinions of industry watchers, this text sets out to pick the UK businesses most likely to excel in the 21st century. Senior managers have been interviewed in depth and their candid and always invaluable perspectives have been compiled into profiles covering: operations and markets; strategy and management; future prospects and long-term trends.
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WHO WILL BE THE HIGH PERFORMERS OF TOMORROW, AND WHAT WILL BE THEIR REAL COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE?
Balancing objective performance criteria against the insights and opinions of industry watchers, a team of journalists have picked out the top UK businesses most likely, in their opinion, to excel over the next ten to fifteen years. The selection comprises businesses of every size and complexion, form global mega-corporations to perfectly attuned niche operators, from biotechnology pioneers to property holding companies. Sometimes controversial and surprising, these companies and their profiles will give you guidance on how best to forge ahead for the future.
Senior managers at the companies have been interviewed in depth about long-term competitiveness strategies and future plans. Their surprisingly candid and always valuable insights have been compiled into profiles which cover:
• operations and markets
• strategy and management
• future prospects and long-term trends
Whether you are a manager, an investor, or simply have an interest in the successful strategies, practices and outlook of the best, this book is the essential guide to the high performers of tomorrow.
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Book Description HarperCollins Business, 1999. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Published by HarperCollins Business in 1999. Hardcover, 272 pages. New book. The book has not been read, it is in perfect condition, cover and pages are not damaged. Bookseller Inventory # 4597
Book Description 1999-07-05., 1999. Book Condition: New. HarperCollins Business. New Ed. Hardcover. Book: GOOD. 272pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1402431
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