High-Tech Turnaround: Restoring Value to Underperforming Technology Business

Series: MB Executive
Paperback
Following the high-technology bubble of the last few years we are now witnessing the massive collapse of such businesses, largely due to the failure of their business models. All over the world companies and investment firms have invested heavily in technology businesses. Much of this investment is now of questionable worth. The problem for executives responsible for such investments is how to prevent further loss and recover value. Written by a world authority on corporate recovery and the management of high-tech businesses, this briefing offers a proven solution enabling you to salvage high-tech investments. It provides a practical guide to assessing the value of a high-tech company or division and whether it is worth saving, designing and implementing a strategic recovery plan and creating a viable business proposition. Contents include: * Why the high-technology firm is different * Product-market and competitive risk * The problem of managing growth * The inevitable crisis * Turnaround strategies * The implementation challenge: managing the people