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by Chris Zook
- ISBN: 1578516714
- Category: Money & Business
- Author: Chris Zook
- Subcategory: Finance
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- Publisher: Harvard Business School Press (February 2001)
- FB2 size: 1600 kb
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Zook has compiled a systematic approach to defining and analyzing the basis of ones core strategy, and then provides a structure with which to analyze the entity's competencies and map a path for economic growth.
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Profit from the Core: Growth Strategy in an Era of Turbulence is a non-fiction book on business strategy by American business consultant Chris Zook with James Allen. This is the first book in his Profit from the Core trilogy. The book is followed by Beyond the Core released in 2004 and Unstoppable in 2007. The authors posit that nowadays many companies try too hard to adapt themselves to the new rules of strategy.
Ninety percent of companies worldwide failed to achieve sustained, profitable growth over the past decade. 3. Description this book Ninety percent of companies worldwide failed to achieve sustained, profitable growth over the past decade. While current business wisdom calls for "new rules" for strategy and organization, a breakthrough book reveals that the answer to the growth dilemma actually lies in basic, enduring economic principles.
When Profit from the Core was published in 2001, it became an international bestseller, helping hundreds of companies find their way back to profitable growth after the bursting of the Internet bubble. The 2007 global financial meltdown reaffirmed the perils of pursuing heady growth through untested strategies, as firms in industries from finance to retailing to automobiles strayed too far from their core businesses and suffered the consequences.
As we demonstrate later in this book, turbulence in industries has increased by a factor of four. Their siren song seduces with its revolutionary appeal: "discard the old, leave your historic core business behind and set out for the promised land.
Rev. ed. of: Profit from the core : growth strategy in an era of turbulence.
Profit from the core : a return to growth in turbulent times, Chris Zook ; with James Allen. p. cm. Rev. Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Corporations-Growth. Corporate profits.
Zook has compiled a systematic approach to defining and analyzing the basis of ones core strategy, and then provides a structure with which to analyze the entity's competencies and map a path for economic growth. The book is data centric yet is eminently readable due to the author's style of providing case studies and tangible evidence to support his arguments. The book complete the serie of Chris Zook.
Profit from the Core. A Return to Growth in Turbulent Times . By Chris Zook and James Allen. Profit from the Core. This back-to-basics book couldn't have come at a better time for CEOs and managers of 'old economy' and 'new economy' companies looking for growth. Related Publications. The Founder's Mentality.