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Organisations that disturb the status quo

Challenger organisations are those companies which are disrupting their market and taking serious market share from their more dominant competitors. Such companies typically have an ambition beyond the conventional resources available to them. They are innovative and radical, and most enjoy significant and sustained periods of growth.

This book analyses the practices and disciplines that underpin the successful Challenger organisation. In particular it looks at how Challenger leadership and culture can be developed in large, complex, established organisations.

Book Details

  • Publisher: LID Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-907794-12-4
  • FORMAT: 216 x 138mm
  • Bookbinding: Hardback
  • Number of pages: 160

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AUTHORS

Khurshed Dehnugara Khurshed Dehnugara has spent 10 years as a corporate executive and then 15 years as a coach and facilitator to those working at the most senior levels of large, complex, global organizations. He is the founder of Relume, a consultancy that specialises in working with challenger organizations. You can find out more about Khurshed’s work and get in touch with him at www.relume.co.uk or @relume1

Claire BreezeClaire Breeze Claire co-founded Relume in 2000 and she is currently consultant at Relume.


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