SCORE! by Thomas T. Stallkamp
A Better Way to Do Busine$$: Moving from Conflict to Collaboration

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To maximize long term profits, companies and their managers must focus more on win/win collaboration with business partners rather than using coercion and adversarial tactics to force compliance. Stallkamp pioneered new strategies for collaboration as President of Chrysler Corporation. His breakthrough strategy (SCORE--Supplier Cost Reduction Effort)turned Chrysler around and into the world's most profitable automaker. Organizations ranging from Dell Computer to the U.S. Air Force are now profiting from the lessons they learned from Chrysler. Stallkamp offers a complete blueprint for deploying strategic collaboration with suppliers, customers, and employees. Learn how Stallkamp overcame the pitfalls and cultural obstacles.  Stallkamp reveals detailed metrics that demonstrate the remarkable cost and quality improvements strategic collaboration makes possible. Stallkamp's proven techniques address strategy, communication, leadership, measurement, information sharing, responsibility sharing, and more. Simply put, this is everything needed to establish collaborative relationships that drive unprecedented business value.

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THOMAS T. STALLKAMP is Founder/Principal of Collaboration Management, a private consultancy specializing in helping businesses implement collaboration; and Industrial Partner at Ripplewood Holdings, LLC, a NY-based private equity firm. Formerly CEO/Chairman of MSX International, he is best known as former Vice Chairman of DaimlerChrysler. During almost 20 years at Chrysler Corporation, Stallkamp helped lead the company to new stability and growth in the uncommonly competitive automotive industry. As President there, his supplier partnership strategies drove major improvements in both quality and cost, helping make Chrysler the world's most-profitable automaker. Stallkamp serves on several corporate boards and on the advisory board of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, and on the faculty at Babson College's Graduate Entrepreneurship Center. © Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.
Published February 28, 2005 by FT Press. 256 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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