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November 5, 2004

News & Opinion: Books about Growth

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 2:38 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

In the July/August issue of Harvard Business Review, they spent the entire issue talking about growth (actually it was a double issue). There was a book review in that issue called The Growth Boosters. The article examined the three important titles written in the last couple of years on the topic of growth.
What made me think of the HBR article was one of the reviewed titles, How to Grow When Markets Don't by Adrian Slywotzky and Richard Wise, is now available in paperback. While not available in paperback, the other two books reviewed were Profitable Growth is Everyone's Business by Ram Charan and Beyond the Core by Chris Zook.

About Dylan Schleicher


Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.