“A useful and intelligent guide for elevating the performance of any organization”
–Jim McNerney, chairman, president, and CEO, The Boeing Company
“This book demonstrates how companies have prospered by empowering their frontline staff to address customers with the degree of passion and commitment you would otherwise only expect from those who owned the company.”
–Ratan Tata, chairman, Tata Group
“DeRose and Tichy offer a practical, no-nonsense prescription for building an organization in which each person’s voice can be heard and everyone’s ideas can make a difference.”
–Doug Oberhelman, chairman and CEO, Caterpillar Inc.
“This well-informed and timely book unlocks the secrets of employee empowerment with compelling examples as important insights,”
–Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business School professor; director of the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative; author of Confidence and SuperCorp
“At last! Unique insight into every company’s undervalued competitive advantage, the front line – where success actually happens or doesn’t – from the authors who’ve been there. Managers everywhere must pay attention to this book.”
–Geoff Colvin, Fortune columnist; author of Talent Is Overrated
“An essential volume.”
–Andrew N. Liveris, chairman and CEO, The Dow Chemical Company
“Read Judgment on the Front Line and tap in to a brain trust that has been right under your nose!”
–Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager and Leading at a Higher Level
“Tichy and DeRose have put their finger on the issue that all executive know determine success… you are only as good as the customer thinks you are.”
–Ray Lane, managing partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, executive chairman, Hewlett-Packard
“A must read and more important, a must act volume of insight and wisdom!”
–Leonard A. Schlesinger, president, Babson College; former vice chairman and COO, Limited Brands
“A comprehensive and easy-to-understand model to attain great outcomes.”
–J. Randall MacDonald, senior vice president, Human Resources, IBM
“Judgment on the Front Line takes the notion of empowerment from motherhood to a practical imperative for success.”
–Don Tapscott, CEO, The Tapscott Group, author, most recently, of Macrowikinomics
About the Author
Noel M. Tichy
is the author of Judgment
, Control Your Destiny or Someone Else Will
and many other business bestsellers.
He is a professor at the Ross School of Business
at the University of Michigan and advises CEOs
around the world.
Chris DeRose has consulted and taught around the world with companies such as Royal Dutch/Shell, Ford Motor Company, Agilent, 3M and HP.