PERFECTING THE ART OF International Management & Investment

Stewart, Ireland J.
July 2006
USA Today Magazine;Jul2006, Vol. 135 Issue 2734, p73
The article explores how some companies achieve a reputation for being internationally well managed and how some nations show higher rates of increasing real growth compared to others. The generally accepted definition of a well-managed company is one with high consumer satisfaction, good employee ratings, strong earnings, a solid balance sheet, etc. Management must be committed to ideas of competitiveness, continuous improvement, performance measurement, customer satisfaction, and a willingness and capability to take risks.


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