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Corporate Lifecycles: How and Why Corporations Grow and Die and What to Do about it
by Ichak Kalderon Adizes (Goodreads Author)
Now in paper--Adizes' fascinating work that likens corporations to living organisms. Exploring their developmental stages, Adizes focuses on normal/healthy problems that lead to growth, versus abnormal/pathological problems that, if left untreated, lead to a company's death.
Paperback, 384 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by NYIF
(first published October 28th 1987)
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Profound wisdom, but it felt like so much work to get there. The author creates an elaborate vocabulary which is required to keep tracking throughout the book. Because if its complexity I will probably retain less than I might otherwise. I wish there was a version of this book included only the essential truths.
Exellent structure of the book, the system is so exciting as physical formulas describing how the Universe runs, in so short words, so clear as a poetry, with crystal logic and lively examples. My pleasure during reading could be compare only with understanding how the system works.
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I never thought I could rave about a business management book, but this one is really good and explains so well so much of what I've observed about organisations. It's well-researched, practical, insightful, realistic, and a really useful tool for building healthy, growing organisations.
Ichak Adizes is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s leading management experts. Over the course of more than 40 years, he has developed and refined a proprietary methodology that enables corporations, governments, and complex organizations to accomplish exceptional results and manage accelerated change without destructive conflicts. Leadership Excellence Journal named him one of the Top 30 T ...moreMore about Ichak Kalderon Adizes...