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Why smart executives fail : and what you can learn from their mistakes

Author: Sydney Finkelstein
Publisher: New York : Portfolio, 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Finkelstein has carried out the largest research program ever devoted to business breakdowns. In "Why Smart Executives Fail" he uncovers the regular causes with startling clarity and unassailable  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sydney Finkelstein
ISBN: 1591840104 9781591840107 1591840457 9781591840459
OCLC Number: 55699324
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: ©2003.
Description: xiii, 319 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Why smart executives fail --
2. New business breakdowns --
3. Innovation and change --
4. Mergers and acquisitions --
5. Strategy gone bad: doing the wrong thing --
6. Brilliantly fulfilling the wrong vision --
7. Delusions of a dream company --
8. Tracking down the lost signals --
9. Seven habits of spectacularly unsuccessful people --
10. Predicting the future --
11. How smart executives learn.
Responsibility: Sydney Finkelstein.

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