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Good to Great

by Jim Collins
Dave says, “This is the premier business book of the last decade and is required reading for my leadership team.” Collins presents a blueprint for transforming good companies into ones that produce great, sustained results.
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Dave's Thoughts

Dave says, “This is the premier business book of the last decade and is required reading for my leadership team.”

Publisher's Notes

The findings of the Good to Great study will surprise many readers and shed light on virtually every area of management strategy and practice. The findings include:

  • Level 5 Leaders: The research team was shocked to discover the type of leadership required to achieve greatness.
  • The Hedgehog Concept (Simplicity within the Three Circles): To go from good to great requires transcending the curse of competence.
  • A Culture of Discipline: When you combine a culture of discipline with an ethic of entrepreneurship, you get the magical alchemy of great results.
  • Technology Accelerators: Good-to-great companies think differently about the role of technology.
  • The Flywheel and the Doom Loop: Those who launch radical change programs and wrenching restructurings will almost certainly fail to make the leap.

"Some of the key concepts discerned in the study," comments Jim Collins, "fly in the face of our modern business culture and will, quite frankly, upset some people."

Reviews

A book CEOs can't wait to buy. USA Today
This carefully researched and well-written book disproves most of the current management hype - from the cult of the superhuman CEO to the cult of IT to the acquisitions and merger mania. It will not enable mediocrity to become competence. But it should enable competence to become excellence. Peter F. Drucker

About the Author

Jim Collins is coauthor of Built to Last, a national bestseller for over 5 years with a million copies in print. A student of enduring great companies, he serves as a teacher to leaders throughout the corporate and social sectors. Formerly a faculty member at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where he received the Distinguished Teaching Award, Jim now works from his management research laboratory in Boulder, Colorado.

Product Details

Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0066620996
ISBN-13: 9780066620992
Shipping Weight: 1.16 lbs




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