By Craig Hickman
A compelling novel of commercial intrigue, suspense, and transformation from a severely acclaimed authorIn an exhilarating departure from his writing on management, company tradition, and strategic switch, Craig Hickman, the writer of such titles as growing Excellence and brain of a supervisor, Soul of a pacesetter, provides us a compelling story of company intrigue and innovation. A suspenseful company novel that engages the reader on each dramatic point whereas educating vital classes on easy methods to be a more advantageous innovator and inventive problem-solver, An Innovator's story specializes in the pains and tribulations of a newly promoted vp who has been thrust right into a global of company turnaround, duplicity, and espionage. Readers examine by way of her instance as she discovers and applies 4 assorted degrees and 5 severe levels of innovation, whereas suffering to comprise containing the wear and tear performed through stolen company secrets and techniques, machine hacking, and high-level corporation officials who're now not relatively what they appear to be.
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Casey had been preparing to take legal action against Carter-Crisp Foods when he met Alexander Bamus. Over beers at Baci’s, a high-end Westwood celebrity bar, the two of them commiserated about corporate politics, discrimination at senior executive levels, and the finer details of litigating against major corporations for unfair employee management practices. qxd 11/6/01 1:50 PM Page 30 C RAIG H ICKMAN for Nibblers in Los Angeles. Casey was intrigued, and when he discovered that Bamus’s new assignment at Nibblers was Senior Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions, his head filled with ideas.
Amy Grow met Tom in the lobby and took him to Taylor’s office. “Tom. It’s good to see you again,” Taylor said as she stood up from the large cherrywood desk in her new office. She had been anxiously waiting for him, and now a sense of relief came over her. Tom was tall and rugged looking but not noticeably handsome. She remembered from their first meeting, the air of self-confidence about him that reminded her of her husband Jack. Already, she felt reassured by his presence. “Good to see you, Taylor,” Tom said as he shook her hand.
And he was willing to do whatever it took to support her. “I could probably string Bamus out for another three months, but after that, I think they’ll withdraw the offer. Then the doors will be closed forever. That’s how they play the game,” William said. “I can slow things down from my end. Estate trust issues, taxes, that sort of thing. Let them think we’re moving forward with the sale,” Paulhamus offered. More questions and concerns were raised during the next 90 minutes, but the board members had already made their decision.
An Innovator's Tale: New Perspectives for Accelerating Creative Breakthroughs by Craig Hickman