Good or Great?
- Leadership is Not for Wimps. Keis, Ken // Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jun2014, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p32
The author discusses the challenges of leadership and presents leadership characteristics as identified in the book "Good to Great," by Jim Collins. Topics include the leadership exhibited by some parents, grandparents, and school boards, child obesity, leadership styles, and the commitment of...
- Good to great - are you 'good' or maybe slightly below? Gitomer, Jeffrey // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;2/28/2014, Issue 324776, p7
In this article the author focuses on self-improvement of companies and salespeople with reference to the book "Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't," by Jim Collins. He states that companies can improve through self-assessment, improving spirit of teamwork and...
- The Boat, not the Bus, and the Coach: a Model for School Leadership. Charles, Art // International Educator;Feb2011, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p20
The author explains why the bus analogy of leadership expressed by Jim Collins in his book "Good to Great" is not applicable to schools. He asserts that schools are not corporations and they exist to serve the students rather than to generate profits. He also compares a good school leader to a...
- Great to Good? Gergen, David // U.S. News & World Report;6/26/2006, Vol. 140 Issue 24, p72
The article discusses a visit by Jim Collins, author of "Good to Great," to a college campus to explain how American business can improve itself. Collins insists that the difference between moderate and hugely successful businesses is the quality of its leadership, with good management able to...
- Aspiring to Level 5 Leadership. DeMary, Jo Lynne // School Administrator;Nov2005, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p19
Reflects on the book "Good to Great," by Jim Collins. Challenges faced by a Virginia state superintendent of public schools; Ability of schools and the government to develop a culture of discipline; Importance of examining one's leadership style.
- Good to Great (Book). Birchfield, Reg // New Zealand Management;Dec2001, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p13
Reviews the book 'Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Other Don't,' by Jim Collins.
- Leadership Lessons Learned from Middle Management. Berkowitz, Sheldon // Physician Executive;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p46
Presents the author's views related to leadership qualities in middle management. Reference to the book "Good to Great," by Jim Collins; Lessons that may help any leader to be more effective; Discussion of methods adopted by middle management to receive information.
- Firms will Develop and Attract More Leaders. // Accounting Technology;Jun2008 Supplement, Vol. 24, pSR22
The author reflects on the effect of effective leadership on growth of accounting firms. He claims that a business leader renders his services through serving clients, establishing people who serve clients and gaining profit from the business effort. Further, he reveals that a business leader...
- Purpose Principle. Cashman, Kevin // Leadership Excellence Essentials;Nov2010, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p7
The article focuses on the importance of purpose to leadership. The author defines purpose as a transformational force that can only be satisfied with service and contribution. He notes that credo should guide a business on how it would deal with its constituencies and that purpose is the heart...