In today's job market, organizations are impatient for results, so managers feel they need to make a fast and powerful impact to establish themselves in a new position. Sudden Impact on the Job is based on interviews with many successful executives and business luminaries who endured highly visible transitions. The Book explores the factors that contribute to success and provides best practices for starting off on the right foot. At the same time, it dispels many commonly held beliefs about successful executives.
Table of Contents
Introduction: So You're the New Kid on the Block. 1. Got It! 2. To Plan or Not to Plan? 3. Reach for the Stars. 4. Rewind. 5. A Little Help from My Friends. 6. They've Got Rhythm. 7. Net 90? 8. The Real Scoop. A Few Final Words: "My Best Advice". Notes. Acknowledgments. About the Author. Index.
Susan Quandt is managing partner of The ROI Partnership, a management consulting firm in Chicago, and adjunct professor of business at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. Quandt successfully climbed the corporate ladder in such organizations as AT&T, Ameritech, and Sprint Canada, serving more than fifteen years of her career in senior-level positions.