Jim Collins – Good To Great
Publisher’s SummaryBuilt to Last, the defining management study of the ’90s, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the very beginning.But what about companies that are not born with great DNA? How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness? Are there those that convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? If so, what are the distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great?Over five years, Jim Collins and his research team have analyzed the histories of 28 companies, discovering why some companies make the leap and others don’t. The findings include: Level 5 Leadership: A surprising style, required for greatness The Hedgehog Concept: Finding your three circles, to transcend the curse of competence A Culture of Discipline: The alchemy of great results Technology Accelerators: How good-to-great companies think differently about technology The Flywheel and the Doom Loop: Why those who do frequent restructuring fail to make the leap©2001 Jim Collins (P)2005 HarperCollins PublishersCritic Reviews”Like Built to Last, Good to Great is one of those books that managers and CEOs will be reading and rereading for years to come.” (Amazon.com review)”If you believe that a visionary leader with a strong ego is an essential component of sustained business success, then Jim Collins has a few thousand words for you. His carefully researched audiobook explains that the success of companies that outperform the market for 15 years in a row comes from selfless leadership, rigorous focus, and a culture of discipline….[T]here’s another reason this book has burst through as a bestseller, which you can feel in Collins’s narration: He is honestly excited about his research and unconventional findings. ( AudioFile)Featured Article: 20 Best Business Audiobooks to Launch Your Next Career MoveGet immediately download Jim Collins – Good To GreatFrom thought leadership pieces on productivity to in-depth programs for organizing your team and inspiring innovation, there are numerous areas you can develop in your career. And whether you want to build your own business or are just looking to develop interpersonal skills, there are so many resources for business advice that it can be overwhelming. But these business audiobooks keep it simple and to the point, drawing your attention in with relevant anecdotes and helpful examples. Here are the best 20 business audiobooks to help level up your career.