TITLE

Growing Too Fast?

AUTHOR(S)
Hess, Edward D.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;May2010, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses company growth and cites lessons learned from the downfall of automobile maker Toyota. According to the author, Toyota, in its quest to become the biggest automaker, deviated from the path of producing the highest quality and dependable cars. He says that bigger is not always better, and there are risks in growing the company, stating that if not properly managed, it can lead to destruction. He also enumerates the three factors for proper growth which are planning, prioritizing and pacing.
ACCESSION #
50299041

 

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