Execution - Leadership Books
  • Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan
  • 2002-01-01
  • 9780787955727
  • Business & Leadership

Execution is a business book written by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan that provides strategies for translating strategies into results. Bossidy is a well-known executive and business leader, while Charan is a management consultant and author. Together, they have written a book that provides a roadmap for leaders looking to turn their ideas into reality.
According to Bossidy and Charan, the key to successful execution is aligning people, strategy, and operations. They argue that many organizations struggle to execute effectively because they fail to align these three critical elements. To help leaders overcome this challenge, Bossidy and Charan provide a number of strategies and tools that can be used to improve execution.
One of the key strategies that Bossidy and Charan recommend is the use of a clear, measurable, and time-bound plan. By creating a plan that outlines the specific actions that need to be taken, who will be responsible for taking them, and when they will be completed, leaders can ensure that their strategies are executed effectively.
Another key strategy that Bossidy and Charan recommend is the use of performance measurement and feedback. By regularly reviewing progress and providing feedback to team members, leaders can help their teams stay on track and make course corrections as needed.
In addition to these strategies, Bossidy and Charan also emphasize the importance of building a culture that supports execution. This can involve hiring people who are committed to execution, setting high standards for performance, and recognizing and rewarding excellence.
Overall, Execution is a valuable resource for leaders looking to translate their ideas into results. Bossidy and Charan's insights are based on their extensive experience as executives and consultants, and they provide practical tools and strategies that can be applied in a variety of settings. Whether you are a CEO, a manager, or an entrepreneur, Execution is a must-read for anyone looking to turn their strategies into reality.