Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap ... and Others Don't

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Random House Business, 2001 - Business - 300 pages
"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 make the leap from good to great while other organizations remain only good. Rigorously supported by evidence, his findings are surprising - at times even shocking - to th emodern mind. Good to Great achieves a rare distinction- a management book full of vital ideas that reads as well as a fast-paced novel."

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Book is a must read for anyone in a leadership role. It should be on every managerdirectorv.p.s Christmas list if not already read! Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Jim Collins left the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1995 to set up a management laboratory in Colorado. He has worked with senior executives and CEOs from over 100 corporations including Starbucks Coffee, Time Warner, Johnson & Johnson and E-loan.com. He is co-author of the best-selling Built to Last - which has been on the Business Week bestseller list for 57 months, sold 500,000 copies in the US alone and has been translated into 17 languages.

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