Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't
But what about the company that is not born with great DNA? How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness?
Over five years, the team analyzed the histories of all twenty-eight companies in the study. After sifting through mountains of data and thousands of pages of interviews, Collins and his crew discovered the key determinants of greatness -- why some companies make the leap and others don't.
“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.”
Perhaps, but who can afford to ignore these findings?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - danoomistmatiste - LibraryThing
A very well researched books with a lot of tips for companies that want to make the leap from Good to Great. One common theme here is, leaders who stayed the course and all of whom were home grown and rose thru the ranks. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sullijo - LibraryThing
Good to Great is a perennial entry on lists of top business books, and for good reason. Jim Collins and his team of researchers spent years examining the characteristics of companies that made the ... Read full review