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A central myth, according to the authors, is that visionary companies start with a great product and are pushed into the future by charismatic leaders. Usually false, Collins and Porras find. Much more important, and a much more telling line of demarcation between a wild success like 3M and an also-ran like Norton, is flexibility. 3M had no master plan, little structure, and no prima donnas. Instead it had an atmosphere in which bright people were not afraid to "try a lot of stuff and keep what works."
If you listen to this audiocassette on your daily commute, you may discover whether you are headed to a "visionary" place of work--and, if so, whether you are the kind of employee who fits your employer's vision. (Running time: two hours, two cassettes) --Richard Farr --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Purpose: To compare a select group of successful companies that have withstood the test of time and others that did not succeed quite as well and use their findings to teach how to... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Ministry Design Coach
Jim Collins' Built to Last is quite similar in scope, tone and structure to his later (but prequel) Good to Great. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ryan Mease
The authors explained their methods in a detailed way so that the reader should not have doubts about whether the findings are just authors' thoughts or based on some consistent... Read morePublished 1 month ago by PK