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How Stella Saved the Farm

Business & economics


by
Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

A simple, charming parable about making innovation happen Inspired by George Orwell’s Animal Farm and the international bestseller Our Iceberg is Melting, this is the charming story of a farm in trouble — and how the animals who run the business embrace and manage innovation in difficult times. Bankruptcy, or the grim prospect of being acquired by a hostile human competitor, threatens Windsor Farm. But when a young sheep called Stella comes up with a bold idea, will the other animals be able to resopnd to her ambitious call to action? Based on the award-winning work of Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble, this is a story that will resonate for organizations of all types, from global corporations to small companies looking to embrace change. With eight simple lessons to guide new initiatives to success, it prepares readers to avoid some of innovation’s most toxic myths, how to build the right kind of team, and how to take their business to the next level.

A simple, charming parable about making innovation happen Inspired by George Orwell’s Animal Farm and the international bestseller Our Iceberg is Melting, this is the charming story of a farm in trouble — and how the animals who run the business embrace and manage innovation in difficult times. Bankruptcy, or the grim prospect of being acquired by a hostile human competitor, threatens Windsor Farm. But when a young sheep called Stella comes up with a bold idea,… (more)

A simple, charming parable about making innovation happen Inspired by George Orwell’s Animal Farm and the international bestseller Our Iceberg is Melting, this is the charming story of a farm in trouble — and how the animals who run the business embrace and manage innovation in difficult times. Bankruptcy, or the grim prospect of being acquired by a hostile human competitor, threatens Windsor Farm. But when a young sheep called Stella comes up with a bold idea, will the other animals be able to resopnd to her ambitious call to action? Based on the award-winning work of Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble, this is a story that will resonate for organizations of all types, from global corporations to small companies looking to embrace change. With eight simple lessons to guide new initiatives to success, it prepares readers to avoid some of innovation’s most toxic myths, how to build the right kind of team, and how to take their business to the next level.

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