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Revealing the secrets of the world’s most consistently successful organizations.
● Fascinating book that analyses 14 iconic companies – and how they have managed to produce excellence for decades.
● The icons examined are unique and range from orchestras to consultants, sports teams, restaurants, universities and oil companies.
● Offers inspiration and key lessons for entrepreneurs, managers and companies striving for long-term success.
● Management success literature in the same vein as Good to Great and Blue Ocean Strategy.

Book Details

  • Publisher: LID Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781910649763
  • FORMAT: 234 x 156mm
  • Bookbinding: Hardback
  • 256pp

Authors

Xavier Bekaert, Gillis Jonk and Phebo Wibbens are leading management consulants who have worked at AT Kearney and Bain & Company. Jan Raes is the managing director of the Concertgebouw Orchestra.

 

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