9780887307393

Built to Last : Successful Habits of Visionary Companies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780887307393

  • ISBN10:

    0887307396

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/6/1996
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications
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Summary

Based on a groundbreaking and influential research project, this "Industry Week" Book of the Year for 1995 has begun to fundamentally change the way in which executives think about long-term success. This new edition features an Introduction by the authors which describes what they have learned since the book's original publication.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix(4)
Introduction to the Paperback Edition xiii(10)
Preface xxiii
Chapter 1: The Best of the Best
1(21)
Chapter 2: Clock Building, Not Time Telling
22(21)
Interlude: No "Tyranny of the OR"
43(3)
Chapter 3: More Than Profits
46(34)
Chapter 4: Preserve the Core/Stimulate Progress
80(11)
Chapter 5: Big Hairy Audacious Goals
91(24)
Chapter 6: Cult-Like Cultures
115(25)
Chapter 7: Try a Lot of Stuff and Keep What Works
140(29)
Chapter 8: Home-Grown Management
169(16)
Chapter 9: Good Enough Never Is
185(16)
Chapter 10: The End of the Beginning
201(18)
Chapter 11: Building the Vision
219(22)
Epilogue: Frequently Asked Questions 241(8)
Appendix 1: Research Issues 249(7)
Appendix 2: Founding Roots of Visionary Companies and Comparison Companies 256(21)
Appendix 3: Tables 277(28)
Appendix 4: Chapter Notes 305(29)
Index 334

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