Self-Destructive Habits

Sheth, Jagdish N.
August 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Aug2007, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p5
The article describes seven self-destructive habits that can hamper a company's ability to respond and ensure its own survival. The author notes that the most excellent companies today will vanish in a decade through acquisition, merger or break up. He states that companies unwittingly develop self-destructive habits as they rise to excellence, including denial of the threat of emerging technologies, changing consumer tastes or a new global environment, arrogance over past achievements and complacency over past successes.


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