January 18, 2005
News & Opinion: Another reason to read Good to Great
Joe Kraus at Bnoopy admits he finally read Good to Great.
He says you it is worth the retail price for page 85.
NEWS & OPINION: More on Good To Great in Social Sectors
By 800-CEO-READ, published November 8, 2005, at 3:11 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
I got my copy of the monograph yesterday and I really like it. Many of the same Good To Great principles apply to both businesses and non-profits. The strength of the piece is how Collins' shows where the differences are.
NEWS & OPINION: How to peel a banana
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 14, 2007, at 4:00 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
How do you peel a banana? If you're like me, you peel it the "wrong" way. That's the way we're taught.
NEWS & OPINION: Good To Great - Not That Great?
By 800-CEO-READ, published February 1, 2006, at 2:21 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Rob over at Businesspundit has decided to take on Jim Collins and Good to Great. Among his complaints, he thinks the ideas are too general and can be applied to anything.
NEWS & OPINION: Bad to Worse (Failure - Part One In A Series)
By 800-CEO-READ, published April 19, 2007, at 4:53 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
There is no shortage of books written to explain the success of companies. In Search of Excellence and Good to Great are the best known for using this technique. There are not many books that do the opposite—look at why companies failed.
NEWS & OPINION: Podcasts Start Back Up with Zook
By 800-CEO-READ, published August 10, 2007, at 6:13 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
We took some time off this summer from our podcasts. I am kicking off the fall season early with an interview I have been wanting to do for some time. Chris Zook is the author of three books, his most recent being Unstoppable.