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CEOs Weigh in on How to Fix a Troubled Company

Many of America’s biggest companies are struggling through some of the most difficult times in their histories—Campbell Soup, General Motors, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, McDonald’s, Procter & Gamble, RadioShack, Target, Wal-Mart and Whole Foods among them. But the most woebegone of all might be Sears.

Dale Buss Crisis Management , Finance , Turnaround Strategy July 25 2014

Rebuilt From the Ground Up: A Lesson in Turning a Failed Company Around

When a new CEO steps into the leadership role, chances are they aren’t inheriting a perfect situation. More often than not, there are challenges that went unresolved that the company is looking to the new CEO to fix.

Lynn Russo Whylly Change Leadership , Turnaround Strategy June 19 2014

3 Steps for Turning Failure Around Through Continuous Innovation

In May, the Veteran’s Health Administration’s former CEO, retired American Four Star General Eric Shinseki, began hitting a bit of a rough patch in his once highly decorated career. With an employee culture in free-fall, patients dying because the production system couldn’t meet customer demand and employees lying and hiding results about key performance indicators, you’d think Shinseki, a 1965 West Point graduate with 50 years of leadership experience, would have learned something about failure and the need for continuous improvement.

Colin D. Baird Leadership & Strategy , Turnaround Strategy June 5 2014

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