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Boards Under Crisis

Board action under pressure

Authors: Mazza, C., Lavin Fernandez, Alberto

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About this book

An innovative, research-based review of how boards make decisions during crises – designed to offer insight and accessible theories for invested senior management facing crises situations. This book gathers recent and historical research on boardroom decision making from the field and business literature to review crises, TMT and decision making.

About the authors

Alberto Lavín has been an international management consultant for the last 20 years. As a senior executive with Accenture, the technology and consulting firm, he has worked extensively with corporations and public organizations in Europe, Latin America and the US in topics of strategic change, organizational transformation and leadership development. Prior to Accenture, he worked for El Corte Inglés group, one of the leading retailers worldwide. Doctor Lavín combines consulting with management education and research on a variety of corporate topics, among them boardroom decision making. He currently leads his own consulting practice advising technology firms on a number of strategy and change issues. He is also an Adjunct Professor with IE Business School. Alberto Lavín holds management degrees from Universidad Comercial de Deusto, IESE Business School and a Doctorate in Business Administration from IE Business School. He is a member of the Academy of Management.

Carmelo Mazza is currently Adjunct Professor of Organization Theory at LUISS Business school, Roma. He holds a PhD in Business Economics from IESE Business School, Barcelona (Spain). His research interests have focused on dynamics of institutional change and transformation, in particular in the media industry and in creative industries such as film, festivals and haute cuisine. Other streams of research are management consulting from a constructivist perspective and the process of university reform. Carmelo Mazza has been teaching Organizational Behavior and Contemporary Organization Theory in several institutions such as IESE Business School, Copenhagen Business School, Grenoble Ecole de Management, University of Roma "La Sapienza" and IE Business School. In the same period, he took part in several consulting projects on the restructuring of large private organizations, public sector and on regulation drafting. He has been also founding partner of two consulting boutiques. Carmelo Mazza regularly publishes on international refereed journals such as Organization Studies, Human Relation, Organization and Management Learning and is member of (EGOS) and the Academy of Management.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction: The Clash of the Romance of Leadership with Real Practice during Crisis

    Fernández, Alberto Lavîn (et al.)

    Pages 1-27

  • The Crisis in the Boardroom, or How This Crisis is Perceived in Corporate Settings

    Fernández, Alberto Lavîn (et al.)

    Pages 28-53

  • Short-Termism: What You Can Do Tomorrow Will Largely Depend on Your Thinking Today

    Fernández, Alberto Lavîn (et al.)

    Pages 54-71

  • Fernández, Alberto Lavîn (et al.)

    Pages 72-92

  • Parochialism and Conflict in the Boardroom during Crisis: Does Ransom Make it Random?

    Fernández, Alberto Lavîn (et al.)

    Pages 93-124

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eBook $34.99
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Hardcover $45.00
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Softcover $45.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-47864-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Boards Under Crisis
Book Subtitle
Board action under pressure
Authors
Series Title
IE Business Publishing
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-37922-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137379221
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-37921-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47864-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 212
Topics