In today's increasingly competitive and volatile environment companies need to significantly upgrade their management practices in order to remain competitive. In this provocative book Axson describes the principal best practices for each element of the performance management process—strategic planning, tactical and financial planning, management reporting, forecasting, and risk management. In addition, he provides useful insights into the necessary steps to design a best practice–inspired process that is right for your organization as well as the critical success factors for implementation.
David Axson (Akron, Ohio) is President of the Sonax Group, a business advisory firm. He is a former head of Corporate Planning at Bank of America and was a co-founder of The Hackett Group, where he was the architect of the firm's market leading benchmarks Bank. He is a sought after speaker and writer of best practices in planning and management reporting, and is widely regarded as a thought leader in the industry.