Acknowledgments; Foreword; Introduction: Toward a New General Management Model; Part I The Promise of Beyond Budgeting; 1. The Annual Performance Trap; 2. Breaking Free; Part II The First Beyond Budgeting Opportunity: Enabling Adaptive Management; Processes; 3. How Four Organizations Introduced Adaptive Processes; 4. Principles and Practices; 5. Insights into Implementation; Part III The Second Beyond Budgeting Opportunity: Enabling Radical Decentralization; 6. How Four Organizations Have Radically Decentralized; 7. Leadership Principles; 8. Embedding the Principles in the Management Culture; Part IV Realizing the Full Promise of Beyond Budgeting; 9. The Roles of Systems and Tools; 10. The Vision of a Management Model Fit for the Twenty-First Century; Glossary; Notes; Index
Jeremy Hope is a Director of the Beyond Budgeting Roundtable, a not-for-profit collaborative that designs new performance management processes. He is a chartered accountant and a co-author of Transforming the Bottom Line and Competing in the Third Wave. He is a former venture capitalist and founder of several businesses. He lives in West Yorkshire, England. Robin Fraser is a Principal at the Beyond Budgeting Roundtable. Formerly a management consulting partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers, Fraser has 30 years experience in business planning, performance improvement, and cost reduction. He lives in Surrey, England.