The First 100 Days on the Job: How to plan, prioritize and build a sustainable organisation, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The First 100 Days on the Job

How to plan, prioritize and build a sustainable organisation, 1st Edition

By Anne Augustine


72 pages

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Paperback: 9781909293151
pub: 2012-11-01
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pub: 2017-11-22
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The First 100 Days on the Job is for sustainability leaders – in organizations of any size or sector – who want to make an impact in their first one hundred days on the job, and set themselves up for long-term success. In the absence of complete and perfect information you will be expected to lead and to act, often in partnership with other businesses, government and civil society, and almost certainly by building relationships across functions, departments and geographies within your own organization. It is the timing of your decision making that will set you apart.This short guide offers: 1) A process to make the most of your first 10, 60, 90 and 100 days 2) Some practical tools you can use to set priorities and manage your programme 3) Sources of research and information for measuring the impacts of your organization 4) A heavy dose of realism about what can be done, to keep you sane – and links to some practical support and inspiration.

Table of Contents

IntroductionA Few Words About YouWhat is Sustainability, Anyway?Why 100 Days?The First 10 DaysThe Next 30, 60, 90 Days1. Have a Strategic Plan2. Learn the Organizational Context3. Work Out The Rules of The Game4. Achieve Something5. Be Resilient & AdaptableBut What About Sustainability?From 100 to 1000 Days, and BeyondFinal ThoughtsFurther Reading and Reflection

About the Series


DōShorts are a collection of concise, high-quality books for professionals, including a guide to the circular economy, the use of digital media in brand-builidng, integrated reporting, and how-to guides on producing a sustainability report, measuring a building's energy use, and valuing natural and social capital. They address one sustainability challenge at a time and can be read in 90 minutes. We aim to make those 90 minutes deliver value on a par with an expert seminar or master class.

The collection includes practical how-to guides as well as framework pieces and business briefings that give an expert overview of cutting edge developments in a wide range of fields.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Ethics
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Success
SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Success