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great leap

John Brooks

great leap

the past twenty-five years in America

by John Brooks

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945.,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] John Brooks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN58 .B7 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination382 p.
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17758473M

    We hated them so much, we beat them if they didn't work hard enough. You can take every one of these ideas and apply them to your own work or your own life. In contrast, why does the Flywheel Effect work? You keep pushing steadily.

    Becker writes, ''around the Chinese New Year ofstarvation set in and the weak and the great leap book began to die. As a result the characters seem to float out of place and time, belonging neither to the past or the present. Under the commune system, agricultural and political decisions were decentralized, and ideological purity rather than expertise was emphasized. Day after day, it sits there. The transition point had to occur before to give the team enough data to assess the sustainability of the transition. This was, instead, a man-made disaster: there was nothing ''natural'' about it.

    What could you be best in the world at "best at"? The right people are self-motivated: Nothing beats being part of a great leap book that is expected to produce great results. He told them all the same thing: It was going to be a tough ride, a very demanding trip. The Wells Fargo team eventually translated the three circles into a simple, crystalline Hedgehog Concept: Run a bank like a business, with a focus on the western United States, and consistently increase profit per employee.


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Examine their performance over 40 years. The Good to Great companies[ edit ] Great companies and their comparators[ edit ] Collins finds eleven examples of "great companies" and comparators, similar in industry-type and great leap book, but which failed to achieve the good-to-great growth shown in the great companies: Great Company.

Private plot farming was abolished and rural farmers were forced to work on collective farms where all production, resource allocation, and food distribution was centrally controlled great leap book the Communist Party.

In the early 19th century, engineers figured out how to use steam engines to power wheels great leap book thus, the steam locomotive was born.

No one pays attention to it. The real path to greatness, it turns out, requires simplicity and diligence. Farmers who failed to meet grain quotas, tried to get more food, or attempted to escape were tortured and killed along with their family members via beating, public mutilation, being buried alive, scalding with boiling water, and other methods.

An experimental commune was established in the north-central province of Henan early inand the system soon spread throughout the country.

Right back to the slow, painstaking pace I was on before. Picture two animals: a fox and a hedgehog. Schools and hospitals closed. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? Methodology[ edit ] Collins used a large team of researchers who studied "6, articles, generated more than 2, pages of interview transcripts and created megabytes of computer data in a five-year project".

You suck at the task. Peasants were permitted to eat only in the communes' public mess halls as a matter of principle, Mr. A little later, Mao judged this timetable insufficiently ambitious and declared that China would instead surpass Britain in two years!

On average, it took four years for the good-to-great companies to crystallize their Hedgehog Concepts. Wall Street analysts derided the move, and the business press called it stupid. Mao Zedong is known as the largest mass murderer yet, with over 45 million deaths from his policies.

Inthe company reversed course again and returned to diversification and consumer goods. Zone of Competence.

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Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... And Others Don't

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