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Innovative Corporate Performance Management Five Key Principles to Accelerate Results

From the author of Five Key Principles of Corporate Performance Management—the #1, bestselling CPM for three years running—this dynamic sequel offers insights from business leaders who have won the most globally recognized awards in business

What do award-winning companies know about innovative corporate performance management (CPM) that eludes most of today's executives? How do they organize and conduct themselves to achieve outsized results during the worst recession ever? Learn the secrets to executing strategy effectively in Bob Paladino's Innovative Corporate   Performance Management. The case companies in this book have amassed over 175 prestigious awards and share over 160 CPM best practices-it's time to add your company's name to the list.

A global CEO survey reveals the difficulties executives face in trying to keep up with rapid global change. So, what are the core processes and best practices that award-winning commercial, public, and nonprofit enterprises leverage to manage this gap? This sequel includes:

Discover what winners of honors like the Malcolm Baldrige, State Baldrige/Quality, Fortune 100 Best, APQC, and Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame awards already know. Get the techniques and innovative best practices that will set your business apart from the rest of the pack. Brimming with numerous case studies and research from world renowned and revered enterprises, Innovative Corporate Performance Management presents you with the clear road map you need to execute enterprise strategy
that works.

Praise for Innovative Corporate Performance Management, sequel to bestselling "Five Key Principles of Corporate Performance Management"

"Paladino offers practical insights, drawn from best-practice examples, on how a CPM office helps organizations successfully execute their strategies."

Dr. Robert S. Kaplan, Harvard Business School; co-inventor of the Strategy Focused Organization, Balanced Scorecard, and Activity Based Management

"An excellent extrapolation of the Kaplan & Norton strategy management framework. The case studies are the jewels that provide the secret to success"

Dr. David P. Norton, co-inventor of the Strategy Focused Organization & Balanced Scorecard, Founder and Director, Palladium Group, Inc.

"Bob has a wealth of knowledge and experience that he shares, both personally and professionally through his books.  We have just begun implementing his five principles of corporate performance management and already our results have been outstanding.  Bob’s approach and methodology work in all types of organizations and situations.  His approach focuses on getting results and improving organizational performance. In a relatively short period of time, we have experienced both."

Francine Padgett, Senior Vice President and CFO, MidMichigan Health and Greg Rogers, President and CEO, MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland

"What I find most fascinating regarding Bob Paladino's work is his ability to transcend both the public and private sectors. His vast knowledge of both for-profit and non-profit organizations enables him to find those best practices that work in both. His latest book is laced with so many gems the book needs a dedicated space on every CEO's desk!"

Gary Butler, Assistant Chief Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America

"As the economy recovers from the Great Recession, the ‘new normal’ business environment requires that executive management rethink their organization’s business model and how it will produce high performance results. Drawing on his vast practical experience and case studies of award-winning companies, Bob Paladino provides new insights on his key principles of corporate performance management (CPM) that have produced differentiating results. This is a must-read for any executive management team striving for high performance in the ‘new normal’ global economy."

William G. Shenkir, William Stamps Farish Professor Emeritus and former Dean of the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce

"Companies that can successfully manage change will succeed and prosper. As a business leader, I am keenly interested in tools that help mitigate risk of strategic execution. By providing the pragmatic insights from his case studies and the abundance of best practices, Bob once again gives business leaders that tool to both manage execution risk and accelerate improved results."

Bill Arendt, Former Corporate Controller Sprint Nextel

"This book further expands the Strategy Focused Organization/Balanced Scorecard (SFO/BSC) methodologies of systematically operating and strategically growing an organization by utilizing a comprehensive Corporate Performance Management (CPM) process to continuously innovate any given business platform. The CPM process is "scientific" yet elevates strategy and results to a naturally evolving and innovative state.

Earlier in his career, I hired Bob as a consultant to help implement the SFO/BSC approach at Crown Castle International (NYSE:CCI) and have continued to utilize Bob’s considerable skills in two other business platforms (M7 Aerospace and Intercomp Global Services) which are both multinational companies. His insight and direction have been invaluable."

Ted B. Miller, Jr., President, 4M Investments, LLC

"Any executive looking for tangible strategies to improve their organizations results should read this book.  Bob Paladino’s experience and knowledge provide a practical process to help you succeed in today’s challenging business environment."

Tara Shuert, Executive Director, The American Strategic Management Institute

"Read this book if you want a practical guide—based on real experience—to take your organization to higher levels of performance. This is the best book out there on CPM."

Carla O’Dell, President American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC)

"As the economy recovers from the Great Recession, the ‘new normal’ business environment requires that executive management rethink their organization’s business model and how it will "Bob’s follow-up book builds on the success from his previous best seller by providing excellent guidance on performance management based on extensive practical experience. Bob’s writing style provides an easy read to a complicated subject."

Todd Scaletta, Director Certified Management Accountants (CMA) Canada

"Bob Paladino has a wealth of experience and knowledge.   He is very practical and his book reflects a practitioner who is a CPM expert.  Read and apply the best practices and his insights to realize significant benefits at your company."

Bob Howard, Vice President HR, Koppers Industries

"CPM has literally transformed M7 from a start-up organization that was operating in business unit silos with limited communication amongst the management team into an integrated company with a full understanding of cause of effect across the entire organization. Aiding the management team in fully understanding and reviewing the key aspects of its business on a continual basis is essential for any high performance organization."

Kevin Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer, M7 Aerospace

"Paladino’s books outline how others have achieved corporate performance excellence by creating the office of CPM.  We’ve learned how to grow competence within our company for applying strategic planning, balanced scorecards, KPI’s, innovation, Six sigma, benchmarking, Malcolm Baldrige, knowledge management and more by following the corporate performance management leadership process that company’s in Bob’s examples have perfected.  Bob lays it all out in easy to read fascinating examples of company after company that created the office of CPM."

Jon Yarbrough, CEO, Video Gaming Technologies, Inc.; Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the year

"Bob’s teachings on CPM have become the cornerstones of how we communicate strategy and run the day-to-day business.  His real world examples born from his relationships with top performing companies offer unique insight and guidance.  This book brings Bob’s expertise directly to the reader in a way that should benefit any business leader today."

Michael Ramke, CEO, Intercomp Global Services

"When we recently launched an intensive CPM process throughout all of our global distribution centers, CPM (and Bob Paladino) was a tremendous reference for our leaders. Our biggest win after reading the book was addressing cross-functional cooperation. The book’s tips, methods and examples put our team on the same page for implementing what was a "new" process for many of our employees. Using the Five Key Principles of Corporate Performance Management, we were able to simplify our operations while delivering even greater value to our valued customers."

Greg Nickele, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Martin-Brower Company

"Our strategy management efforts in Lockheed Martin IS&GS-Civil are based on the simple yet powerful notion that when leaders engage employees in the organization’s strategy - performance will improve."

Josh Stalker, Sr. Manager, Lockheed Martin, IS&GS-Civil, Strategy Management

"The corporate performance review has encouraged the senior management team to take a long view. As an electric utility we have always been very adept in addressing immediate operational issues. By having performance measures that inform longer-term objectives, such as culture change, we are able to keep our focus on a sustained change initiative."

Gary Gates, President and CEO, Omaha Public Power District

"In the current business climate, the challenges presented to leaders are immense.  Add in Health Care Reform dictating change, and the standard way of doing business is immediately obsolete.  The need not only for change, but for rapid change is staggering.  Bob’s approach to CPM and his ability to tailor it to an ever changing environment, along with navigating multiple industries, is what leads executives through the challenging times.  Having worked with him in a variety of industries, he continually proves his ability to bring the required change and the associated success to businesses of all shapes and sizes, often where others have failed.  Any executive who stared into the mirror this morning wondering how to steer their company through the financial, political and people changes that are more prevalent than ever, will benefit from "Innovative Corporate Performance Management."

Dev Warren, Director of Process Improvement, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana

"Being accelerated change a constant for most organizations, Bob keeps bringing innovative approaches with plenty of examples on how top organizations have moved to make change work for them. This book will definitely be a help for those executives that have a good insight of the implications of change for their organization, but are seeking for solid approaches to manage innovation and change successfully."

Imelda Borunda Carrillo, Director, Tecnológico de Monterrey, ITESM

"Bob Paladino is in a special category of individuals who can explain the issues and benefits associated with corporate performance management. He not only draws on his deep experiences as an implementer, but he combines this with research of organizations that have been successful with deploying and integrating the suite of performance management methodologies. This book takes real-life experiences of organizations and synthesizes them into the key lessons and principles that others can follow."

Gary Cokins, author, Performance Management: Integrating Strategy Execution, Methodologies, Risk, and Analytics (Wiley)

"Corporate Performance Management has provided the City of Coral springs with a mechanism to improve our processes and thereby the results that we provide to our residents and business community."

Susan Grant, Director of Human Resources, City of Coral Springs

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