Table of contents for A dream with a deadline : turning strategy into action / Jacques Horovitz with Anne-Valérie Ohlsson-Corboz.


Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog
Note: Electronic data is machine generated. May be incomplete or contain other coding.


Counter
List of figures                                                viii
Foreword                                                        xi
Acknowledgements                                                xv
Introduction                                                   xix
1 The power of dreams                                              I
Mission control                                                  2
The vision thing                                                 3
The plan                                                         4
Beyond strategic planning                                        4
SWOTs need not apply                                             9
From planning to dream-making                                   10
Redefining the future                                           13
Summary                                                         15
2 House of dreams                                                 17
Building the house                                              17
Shooting for the moon                                           20
The pillars of achievement                                      21
Building on solid foundations                                   22
House rules                                                     23
Whose house?                                                    26
One house or many?                                              27
The multibusiness context                                       28
The House Model challenge                                       31
When a single page is not enough                                32
Reality checking                                                37
Grounding the dream                                             39
When dreams become nightmares                                   41
Summary                                                         44
3 Jump-starting the dream                                         46
Short is sharp                                                  46
Preparing to dream                                              47
External perspectives                                           48
Internal perceptions                                            59
Proof reading                                                   61
The dream ticket                                                62
CEO as householder                                              67
Summary                                                         68
4 Sharing the dream                                               73
Day-dream believers                                             74
Back it or sack it                                              76
Selling the dream                                               81
Gotta luv it                                                    85
Great expectations                                              88
Insomniacs need not apply                                       89
Keeping the dream alive                                         90
Summary                                                         91
5 Living the dream                                               94
Personal discipline                                             96
Corporate semaphore                                             97
Corporate discipline                                           105
The house that Jack built                                      1o6
The umbrella approach                                          109
Staying in touch                                               110
... and following through                                      113
Turning ideas into action                                      113
Summary                                                        114
6 Built to dream ... with open eyes                              116
Supporting the vision                                          116
The dream team                                                 120
Role casting                                                   122
All together now                                               124
How big?                                                       126
First principles                                               129
Taking appropriate measures                                    131
Plots and plans                                                 132
Meaningful metrics                                              134
Rewarding what matters                                          135
The devil is in the behavior                                    136
The power of no                                                 137
Just doing my job                                               139
Every dogma has its day                                         141
Summary                                                         144
7 Dreaming on ... with open eyes                                  146
The four cornerstones of continous execution                    149
Discipline                                                      149
Trust                                                           151
Support                                                         153
Stre-e-e-t-c-h                                                  154
Linking the four                                                156
Built to be different                                           157
Summary                                                         16o
Conclusion: just dream it                                      163
Early warning systems                                           163
In a nutshell                                                   165



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Strategic planning, Mission statements, Business planning