Based entirely on original research, Whats Your Corporate IQ? is the first of its kind to describe the interrelationships between corporate strategy, CEO attributes, leadership, values, and ethics. In Whats Your Corporate IQ?, Jim UnderwoodMoreBased entirely on original research, Whats Your Corporate IQ? is the first of its kind to describe the interrelationships between corporate strategy, CEO attributes, leadership, values, and ethics. In Whats Your Corporate IQ?, Jim Underwood presents the results of a breakthrough study of 15 global competitors and determined that high-corporate-IQ companies consistently ranked among the top performers of their industries.
Likewise, low-IQ companies ranked at the bottom of their industries. Just what is corporate IQ? Underwood describes it as the interrelationship between a firms strategy, organization, character, and competitors.In a reader-friendly style, Underwood profiles the high IQs of the ten smartest companies in America. Underwood states that organizations using a clear-cut people philosophy-one that focuses on the long-term success of its people-strengthens a companys overall foundation. While taking a humorous look at some of the self-defeating practices managers employ to sabotage themselves, he uses the situations to point out that leaders who commit to good strategy have definite advantages over their competition, and statistics confirm that reality.
Whats Your Corporate IQ? outlines:* The 17 corporate attributes that drive corporate success.* The foundation for corporate success-three rules of leadership and strategy.* The power of significance building-an employees basic desire to be recognized.* Fifteen self-defeating habits of highly ineffective leaders.* Measuring success on performance, not by financial quarters.* Organization entrepreneurial support systems.* Company character-values, people, ethics, andsustainability.* Why initiatives for change fail or succeed on implementation.