Named by The Economist as one of the six most important books about business ever written, the innovator’s ‘dilemma’ comes from the idea that businesses or organizations will reject innovations based on the fact that customers cannot currently use them, thus allowing these ideas with great potential to go to waste.
How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness? For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great?
This text develops a coherent model for how today's executives can identify and accomplish goals in tomorrow's marketplace. The strategy addresses how executives can ease the tension between competing today and clearing a path toward leadership in the future.
Gallup presents the remarkable findings of its revolutionary study of more than 80,000 managers in First, Break All the Rules, revealing what the world's greatest managers do differently. With vital performance and career lessons and ideas for how to apply them, it is a must-read for managers at every level.
More than two decades and dozens of bestselling books have proven that guerrilla marketing is the number one low-cost method for marketing a business. If you're abusiness owner who wants to take advantage of its powerful, effective techniques but don't know where to start, the man who started it all teaches you just what to do.