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Jim Champy revolutionized business with Reengineering the Corporation. Now, in Outsmart! he's doing it again. In this Soundview audio/web conference Champy will show how you can achieve breakthrough growth by consistently outsmarting your competition. He reveals the surprising, counterintuitive lessons learned by companies that have achieved super-high growth for at least three straight years. Drawing on the strategies of some of today's best "high velocity" companies, he identifies eight powerful ways to compete in even the roughest marketplace. You'll discover how to find distinctive market positions and sustainable advantages in products, services, delivery methods, and unexpected customers with unexpected needs.
Attendees Will Learn How to Reignite Growth by:
- Seeing what others don't
- Using all you know
- Changing your frame of reference
- Thinking outside the bubble, not the box
- Tapping others' successes
- Creating order out of chaos
- Simplifying complexity
- Doing everything yourself
About the Speaker:
Jim Champy, Chairman of Perot Systems' consulting practice, is recognized throughout the world for his work on leadership and management issues and on organizational change and business reengineering. His first book, REENGINEERING THE CORPORATION: A Manifesto for Business Revolution, sold more than 3 million copies and spent more than a year on The New York Times best seller list. He is also the author of the best seller, REENGINEERING MANAGEMENT: The Mandate for New Leadership, THE ARC OF AMBITION: Defining the Leadership Journey and FAST FORWARD: The Best Ideas on Managing Business Change.
At Perot Systems, Champy provides strategic guidance to the company's team of business and management consultants and plays a pivotal role in furthering the firm's goal to create an approach to services design and delivery unlike any in the industry. He consults extensively with senior executives of multinational companies seeking to improve business performance. His approach centers on helping leaders achieve business results through four distinct, yet overlapping areas--business strategy, management and operations, organizational development and change, and information technology.
Prior to joining Perot Systems, Champy was Chairman and CEO of CSC Index, the management consulting arm of Computer Science Corporation. He was one of the original founders of Index, a $200 million consulting practice that was acquired by CSC in 1988. Under Champy, the company's consulting practice grew at a rate of 25 percent a year.
Champy earned his BS in 1963 and his MS in Civil Engineering in 1965 from MIT. Anxious to broaden his education, he attended Boston College Law School, where he became deeply involved in the intellectual life of the school and served on The Law Review as a writer and as an editor of The Annual Review of Massachusetts Law. He received his JD in 1968 and immediately passed the bar exam.
Champy is in demand as a speaker around the world. He is often asked by major media to comment on the news of the day and is a frequent guest on television and radio programs. Champy is a member of the MIT Corporation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Board of Trustees, and serves on the Board of Overseers of the Boston College Law School. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Analog Devices, Inc.
Who Should Attend:
Everyone in your company that's interested in outsmarting your competitors, but especially those involved in corporate strategy.
Event registrants may cancel their registration without penalty anytime prior to the start of the event.