Driving Results: Six Lessons Learned from Transforming an Iconic Company

  • 6h 53m 6s
  • Gary A. Garfield
  • Gildan Media
  • 2022

In Driving Results: Six Lessons Learned from Transforming an Iconic Company, now-retired chief executive officer Gary Garfield delivers an incisive and eye-opening road map of how to transform any organization, department, or group. Through a series of massive changes, Garfield drove record results as CEO. By sharing his learnings on driving change in this insightful book, you'll learn how you can use the six essential elements to drive results through change at your organization or with your team.

In the book, the celebrated author presents: startling insights into the symptoms of a dysfunctional organization or group-and how to turn it around; comprehensive explanations of each of the six keys to transformation and how to implement them in any company or team; strategies for selling change throughout your organization or group to ensure its success; the hallmarks of successful change leaders; the importance of culture and how to change it; and critical people issues that so often arise during transformation efforts and how to deal with those issues.

A must-listen collection of thought-provoking, practical, and hands-on methods for delivering impactful and quantifiable change in any environment, Driving Results is the blueprint for transforming any organization or group into a high-performing and culturally healthy powerhouse.

About the Author

GARY A. GARFIELD is the former CEO, President, and Chairman of Bridgestone Americas, Inc., the successor to the iconic Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. It is a 55,000 person company with operations on five continents, and the largest subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation. As the CEO, Garfield led the transformation of Bridgestone Americas, driving it to grow profits more than five-fold during his six year tenure. He is a speaker, consultant, and guest lecturer who has presented at Yale, Wharton, Vanderbilt, West Point, and many other institutions.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - Success Through Change
  • Chapter 2 - What Is Bridgestone Americas?
  • Chapter 3 - Recognizing a Need for Change
  • Chapter 4 - A Prelude for Change
  • Chapter 5 - Leadership: Lesson #1
  • Chapter 6 - Vision: Lesson #2
  • Chapter 7 - Culture: Lesson #3
  • Chapter 8 - People: Lesson #4
  • Chapter 9 - Alignment: Lesson #5
  • Chapter 10 - Focused Execution: Lesson #6
  • Chapter 11 - Restoring an Iconic Brand with the Six Lessons
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