The chapter ‘Good is the enemy of great’ commences with an explication of the criteria set forth for evaluating the ‘great’ companies, noting that curiosity was the motivation for the research. With collection of time-series data on performance over the years, the author identified good-to-great entities such as General Electric Read More ..
What is a visionary company? Built to Last by Jim Collins seeks to answer that question. The authors conducted a six-year research project that identified 18 visionary companies and compared them against similar companies in the same industries. They discovered several key differences. These principles can be used to help Read More ..