Good to Great Book
Score: 4
From 70 Ratings

Good to Great


  • Author : Jim Collins
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2011-07-19
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062119209
  • Total Read : 82
  • File Size : 15,6 Mb

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Good to Great Summary:

The Challenge Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the verybeginning. But what about the company that is not born with great DNA? How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness? The Study For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great? The Standards Using tough benchmarks, Collins and his research team identified a set of elite companies that made the leap to great results and sustained those results for at least fifteen years. How great? After the leap, the good-to-great companies generated cumulative stock returns that beat the general stock market by an average of seven times in fifteen years, better than twice the results delivered by a composite index of the world's greatest companies, including Coca-Cola, Intel, General Electric, and Merck. The Comparisons The research team contrasted the good-to-great companies with a carefully selected set of comparison companies that failed to make the leap from good to great. What was different? Why did one set of companies become truly great performers while the other set remained only good? 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. The Findings 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 sh

Good to Great Book
Score: 4
From 58 Ratings

Good to Great


  • Author : James Charles Collins
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Business
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN 10 : 9780712676090
  • Total Read : 78
  • File Size : 14,8 Mb

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Good to Great Summary:

Can a good company become a great one and, if so, how?After a five-year research project, Collins concludes that good to great can and does happen. In this book, he uncovers the underlying variables that enable any type of organization to

Good to Great Book
Score: 4
From 62 Ratings

Good to Great


  • Author : Jim Collins
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2001-10-16
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780066620992
  • Total Read : 94
  • File Size : 18,8 Mb

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Good to Great Summary:

The Challenge Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the verybeginning. But what about the company that is not born with great DNA? How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness? The Study For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great? The Standards Using tough benchmarks, Collins and his research team identified a set of elite companies that made the leap to great results and sustained those results for at least fifteen years. How great? After the leap, the good-to-great companies generated cumulative stock returns that beat the general stock market by an average of seven times in fifteen years, better than twice the results delivered by a composite index of the world's greatest companies, including Coca-Cola, Intel, General Electric, and Merck. The Comparisons The research team contrasted the good-to-great companies with a carefully selected set of comparison companies that failed to make the leap from good to great. What was different? Why did one set of companies become truly great performers while the other set remained only good? 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. The Findings 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 sh

Good to Great Book
Score: 4.5
From 20 Ratings

Good to Great


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 8
  • ISBN 10 : 1775441792
  • Total Read : 63
  • File Size : 7,9 Mb

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Built to Last Book
Score: 3.5
From 32 Ratings

Built to Last


  • Author : Jim Collins
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2002-08-20
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 0060516402
  • Total Read : 73
  • File Size : 12,8 Mb

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Built to Last Summary:

Drawing upon a six-year research project at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, James C. Collins and Jerry I. Porras took eighteen truly exceptional and long-lasting companies and studied each in direct comparison to one of its top competitors. They examined the companies from their very beginnings to the present day -- as start-ups, as midsize companies, and as large corporations. Throughout, the authors asked: "What makes the truly exceptional companies different from the comparison companies and what were the common practices these enduringly great companies followed throughout their history?" Filled with hundreds of specific examples and organized into a coherent framework of practical concepts that can be applied by managers and entrepreneurs at all levels, Built to Last provides a master blueprint for building organizations that will prosper long into the 21st century and beyond.

Great by Choice Book
Score: 4.5
From 8 Ratings

Great by Choice


  • Author : Jim Collins
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2011-10-11
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062121004
  • Total Read : 88
  • File Size : 19,6 Mb

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Great by Choice Summary:

Ten years after the worldwide bestseller Good to Great, Jim Collins returns withanother groundbreaking work, this time to ask: why do some companies thrive inuncertainty, even chaos, and others do not? Based on nine years of research,buttressed by rigorous analysis and infused with engaging stories, Collins andhis colleague Morten Hansen enumerate the principles for building a truly greatenterprise in unpredictable, tumultuous and fast-moving times. This book isclassic Collins: contrarian, data-driven and uplifting.

Turning the Flywheel Book

Turning the Flywheel


  • Author : Jim Collins
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-02-26
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 46
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062933805
  • Total Read : 88
  • File Size : 16,7 Mb

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Turning the Flywheel Summary:

A companion guidebook to the number-one bestselling Good to Great, focused on implementation of the flywheel concept, one of Jim Collins’ most memorable ideas that has been used across industries and the social sectors, and with startups. The key to business success is not a single innovation or one plan. It is the act of turning the flywheel, slowly gaining momentum and eventually reaching a breakthrough. Building upon the flywheel concept introduced in his groundbreaking classic Good to Great, Jim Collins teaches readers how to create their own flywheel, how to accelerate the flywheel’s momentum, and how to stay on the flywheel in shifting markets and during times of turbulence. Combining research from his Good to Great labs and case studies from organizations like Amazon, Vanguard, and the Cleveland Clinic which have turned their flywheels with outstanding results, Collins demonstrates that successful organizations can disrupt the world around them—and reach unprecedented success—by employing the flywheel concept.

Good to Great Book
Score: 4
From 72 Ratings

Good to Great


  • Author : Jim Collins
  • Publisher : HarperBusiness
  • Release Date : 2001-10-16
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 0066620996
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 12,5 Mb

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Good to Great Summary:

The Challenge Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the verybeginning. But what about the company that is not born with great DNA? How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness? The Study For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great? The Standards Using tough benchmarks, Collins and his research team identified a set of elite companies that made the leap to great results and sustained those results for at least fifteen years. How great? After the leap, the good-to-great companies generated cumulative stock returns that beat the general stock market by an average of seven times in fifteen years, better than twice the results delivered by a composite index of the world's greatest companies, including Coca-Cola, Intel, General Electric, and Merck. The Comparisons The research team contrasted the good-to-great companies with a carefully selected set of comparison companies that failed to make the leap from good to great. What was different? Why did one set of companies become truly great performers while the other set remained only good? 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. The Findings 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 sh