How the Mighty Fall

Book Review: How the Mighty Fall by Jim Collins

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

The silent creep of impending doom is the title Collins chose for the first chapter in this excellent review of how companies go astray. As usual, Collins did an in depth research to discover why companies fail and how that failure is shaped. He determined that there are five stages of decline for an organization: Stage 1 is characterized by hubris …

Good to Great

Book Review: Good to Great by Jim Collins

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

This book has come highly recommended by several of my colleagues. I thoroughly enjoyed Built to Last, so I was looking forward to this book as well, and I was not disappointed. Mr. Collins has another winner on his hands. A key message in this excellent management treatise is that true leaders build organizations that will last long after they …