25 Need-To-Know Management Models

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/26/2015
  • Publisher: FT Press

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Includes 10 handy dos and don’ts of using management models

·    Want new ways of looking at old problems?

·    Need a range of management decision-making tools at your fingertips?

·    Only want what you need to know, rather than reams of theory?

With indispensible models that will help you make the most out of every business opportunity, this book tells you what you need to know, fast.

Author Biography

Gerben van de Berg is a management consultant at Berenschot. He is a co-author of the book Excellence = optimization and innovation and (co)author of several articles on strategic management.

Table of Contents

About the authors

Publisher's acknowledgements


How to use this book

Top 10 dos and don’ts of using management models


Part 1: Strategy

1.    Ansoff’s matrix and product market grid

2.    Strategic dialogue

3.    Business model canvas

4.    SWOT analysis


Part 2: Organisation and governance

5.    Balanced scorecard 

6.    Benchmarking

7.    The value chain


Part 3: Finance

8.    Activity-based costing

9.    Discounted cash flow (DCF) and net present value (NPV)


Part 4: Marketing and sales

10.   4Ps of marketing (Kotler)

11.   Customer journey mapping

12.   Stakeholder management


Part 5: Operations

13.   Kaizen /Gemba

14.   Root cause analysis/Pareto analysis

15.   Six Sigma


Part 6: Innovation

16.   Disruptive innovation

17.   Innovation circle

18.   Stage-Gate model


Part 7: Change management

19.   Eight phases of change (Kotter)

20.   Team roles (Belbin) 

21.   The Deming Cycle: plan–do–check–act


Part 8: Leadership and management

 22.   Competing values

23.   Core quadrants

24.   Cultural dimensions (Hofstede)

25.   Seven habits of highly effective people (Covey)


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