The Resource Why smart executives fail : and what you can learn from their mistakes, Sydney Finkelstein, (eaudio)

Why smart executives fail : and what you can learn from their mistakes, Sydney Finkelstein, (eaudio)

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Why smart executives fail : and what you can learn from their mistakes
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Why smart executives fail
Title remainder
and what you can learn from their mistakes
Statement of responsibility
Sydney Finkelstein
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Language
eng
Summary
"A definitive study of executive failures-why they happen and how to prevent them. There's a scenario that keeps repeating itself in today's business climate. A company is voted one of the most admired in the world. Then three or four years later, it's in dire financial trouble. A CEO is celebrated on the covers of BusinessWeek, Forbes, and Fortune. Soon after, the company is in the midst of a disastrous merger or some other fiasco. What goes wrong in these cases' Usually it seems that the top management made some incredibly stupid mistake. But the people responsible are almost always remarkably intelligent and usually have terrific track records. Even more puzzling than the fact that brilliant managers can make bad mistakes is the way they so often magnify the damage. Once a company has made a bad misstep, it often seems as though it can't do anything right. How does this happen' Instead of rectifying their mistakes, why do business leaders regularly make them worse' To answer these questions, Sydney Finkelstein has carried out the largest research program ever devoted to business breakdowns. In Why Smart Executives Fail, he uncovers-with startling clarity and unassailable documentation-the causes regularly responsible for major business breakdowns. Why Smart Executives Fail relates the stories of great business disasters and demonstrates that there are specific, identifiable ways in which many businesses regularly make themselves vulnerable to failure. The result is a truly indispensable, practical, must-have audiobook that explains the mechanics of executive breakdowns, how to avoid them, and what to do about them if they happen."
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Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
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MdPfRBL
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Finkelstein, Sydney
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Narrated by Don Hagen
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  • Hagen, Don
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  • Recorded Books, Inc
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Your coach in a box
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Business
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Why smart executives fail : and what you can learn from their mistakes, Sydney Finkelstein, (eaudio)
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
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unknown
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unknown
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (12 hr., 14 min.)
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unknown
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online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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9781501948404
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Publisher number
Z12982
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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rbdZ12982
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
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Label
Why smart executives fail : and what you can learn from their mistakes, Sydney Finkelstein, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (12 hr., 14 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781501948404
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z12982
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
rbdZ12982
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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