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

Good to Great by James C. Collins
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Jan 27, 2012

it was amazing
Read in June, 2012

Loved this book!!! Statistically valid and a good read too!
Collins reviews public companies that under performed the market, then over-performed for an extended period. I like how he explained that looking back it is clear when these companies turned the corner. However, at the time it was a consuming process of endless discussions which markets to chase, which opportunities to invest their scarce resources in, how to deploy physical and human resources for these markets. A key part of the turnaround was always honesty and discussion - and focusing on what you do best.
A lot of the concepts are not new but brought together well and entertaining.

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