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Good to Great and the Social Sectors
Jim Collins Biography
Jim Collins is a student of enduring great companies-how they grow, how they attain superior performance, and how good companies can become great companies. Having invested more than a decade of research into the topic, Jim has authored or co-authored four books-including the classic Built to Last, a fixture on the Business Week bestseller list for more than six years, and the New York Times bestseller, GOOD TO GREAT: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't. His work has been featured in Fortune, The Economist, Fast Company, USA Today, Industry Week, Business Week, Newsweek, Inc., and Harvard Business Review.

Driven by a relentless curiosity, Jim began his research and teaching career on the faculty of Stanford's Graduate School of Business, where he received the Distinguished Teaching Award. After seven years at Stanford, Jim returned to his hometown of Boulder, Colorado, to found his management research laboratory. "I am a self-employed professor who endowed his ...
2006-05-15 42 pages ID: 1438 Rating: 
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Description: [From Amazon] Jim Collins Answers the Social Sector with a Monograph to Accompany Good to Great. 30-50% of those who bought Good to Great work in the Social Sector.

--This monograph is a response to questions raised by readers in the social sector. It is not a new book.

--Jim Collins wants to avoid any confusion about the monograph being a book by limiting its distribution to online retailers.

--Based on interviews and workshops with over 100 social sector leaders.

--The difference between successful organizations is not between the business and the social sector, the difference is between good organizations and great ones.