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Sink or swim : how lessons from the Titanic can save your family business

Author: Priscilla M Cale; David C Tate
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2011.
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This powerful study of the threats to business survival draws compelling parallels between the Titanic and family firms, serving to motivate family business stakeholders into corrective action before  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cale, Priscilla M.
Sink or swim.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2011
(DLC) 2011023358
(OCoLC)707211507
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Priscilla M Cale; David C Tate
ISBN: 9780313398353 0313398356 1283276380 9781283276382
OCLC Number: 759114809
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 233 pages, [12] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Genesis of a disaster --
The birth of a dream : how the Titanic came to be --
The life and death of Titanic --
The five fatal flaws --
Overconfidence --
Ineffective leadership --
Poor planning and preparation --
Frail architecture --
Team fragmentation --
Listening to and learning from Titanic --
Safe passages --
Legacies.
Responsibility: Priscilla M. Cale and David C. Tate.

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