How Good Companies Become Great: Secrets to Success

  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020

    10:00am – 11:52am
  • 2
    Business Management and Organization

Some companies are “born” great; others change and become great along the way.  This webcasts will discuss how both new and established companies become great.  This session benchmarks world class companies to understand the underlying principles that made them great.

The webcast begins with key lessons about business start-ups from Paul Hawken, author of "Growing a Business".  Next, the session looks at research on existing businesses, beginning with the management classic "In Search of Excellence" and then focusing on Jim Collins’ research presented in "Built to Last", "Good to Great", "How the Mighty Fall" and "Great by Choice".

Help your organization transition from being merely good to truly great.


  • Gain insights into how good organizations transform themselves into great ones


  • The link between great companies and their core values
  • Getting the right people on the bus and in the right seats
  • The Hedgehog Concept – a model to identify your company’s focal point to create maximum value
  • How great company leaders differ
  • Why a great company is like a flywheel
  • Why some great companies fall from greatness

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Designed For

Corporate financial managers



Advanced Preparation



2.00 Business Management and Organization


Some management experience helpful

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