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  • October 1, 2001

    Climbing to Greatness with Jim Collins

    by Art Kleiner
    The management scholar put 1,435 good companies through a rigorous performance analysis and discovered only 11 became great. Here’s why.
  • October 1, 2001

    The New Strategy and Why It Is New

    by Nick Demos, Steven Chung, and Michael Beck
    Once the subject of annual planning, strategy today must live inside the fiber of the enterprise.
  • January 1, 2001

    The Lake Wobegon Economy

    by Chuck Lucier and Jan Dyer
    It’s a place where revenue growth is two to three times the norm, and shareholder returns are way above average. You’d better move there soon, our newest research shows, if you want to attract investors and talent.
  • January 1, 2001

    Beyond the Cult of the CEO: Building Institutional Leadership

    by Bruce A. Pasternack, Thomas D. Williams, and Paul F. Anderson
    Why do some companies flourish but others founder after the charismatic CEO leaves? A World Economic Forum/Booz-Allen & Hamilton study finds that the most effective firms make leadership more than a solo act.
  • January 1, 2001

    The Vision Thing

    by Harold Evans
    Why did American Express outperform Wells Fargo, IBM beat Burroughs, and Motorola crush Zenith? Because they reconciled the tension between values and numbers.