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This book has inspired me in several ways. Great to understand failure in a company and see how some companies evolved past it while others allowed failure to define it.Published 5 months ago by Warner Carrillo
Had to purchase this book for a class. I think it was like a lot of other executive books that I have read about why their companies fail. Read morePublished 5 months ago by MT
This book is well put together. Thought-provoking information aside, the author follows a format that presents stories, then provides the analyses in a way that is amazingly easy... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Eric Matthew Wagner
The book I purchased was in good shape and was sent quickly. to to to to to to to toPublished on October 22, 2011 by Ronnie Goodin
Potentially as relevant to personal development as it is to understanding successful business development, Finkelstein presents here a refreshing compliment to the ever increasing... Read morePublished on February 6, 2011 by Anthony R. Dickinson
Both this 2004 Sydney Finkelstein book "Why Smart Executives Fail" and the 2009 Jim Collins book "How The Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In" carry a similar... Read morePublished on July 26, 2010 by Kiwi
This was a very good book to read while I was in Iraq. I learned a lot from this book and has a lot of facts and history.Published on April 5, 2010 by JCH
I found this book to be a little bit dated. Having been published in 2003, this book uses contemporary examples of major business mistakes "taken from the headlines" of 2003. Read morePublished on February 28, 2010 by Bradford Hamilton