|About the Book|
While writing his last book Built to Last, Jim Collins discovered what made great companies great and how they remained great year after year. In Jims new book Good to Great he asks the question, how does a company go from good to great? ManyMoreWhile writing his last book Built to Last, Jim Collins discovered what made great companies great and how they remained great year after year. In Jims new book Good to Great he asks the question, how does a company go from good to great? Many companies remain good for years, but only a select few attain greatness. Jim and his research team identify eleven companies that made the jump from good to great and managed to stay great for years. Jim looks at the leaders behind these companies and finds the tactics they employ to inspire their people and beat their competition. Jim discovers what it takes to go from Good to Great!A Book SummaryIn today’s busy world it can be hard to find the time to sit down and read a complete book. This book summary presents just the most important and impactful ideas discussed in Good to Great but removes the padding that publishers require their authors to add. You are left with a summary that will provide all of the core benefits of reading the full book but without the time commitment.Book SynopsisIn Good to Great Jim Collins identifies how top level leaders take their companies to the next level. Through his research he discovers:• Why celebrity CEOs rarely lead companies from good to great• Why you cant achieve greatness without the best people• Why you need the right people before you get the right strategy• Simplicity and consistency is the name of the game• Why you need a culture of discipline and how to create one• The benefits and pitfalls of leading edge technologies• How to build momentum to effortlessly motivate your workforceThe AuthorAuthor Jim Collins came into the spotlight with this first national best seller - Built to Last. He has since become the authority on how great companies grow, how they out-perform their competition and how they endure long term. Jims work has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Fortune and the Harvard Business Review. Jim currently directs a management research laboratory in Colorado.