TITLE

Building to Last

AUTHOR(S)
Collins, Jim
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Dec2011, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on timeless fundamentals that can help organizations thrive and endure. These include being a clock builder by making the company the ultimate product, building the company around a core ideology and building a cult-like culture. It also notes ways to become homegrown managers, ways to embrace the progress of the ideology and the means for embracing progress through Big Hairy Audacious Goals (BHAGs).
ACCESSION #
67678307

 

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