Good to Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great

Good to Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great

Building upon the concepts introduced in Good to Great, Jim Collins answers the most commonly asked questions raised by his readers in the social sectors. Using information gathered from interviews with over 100 social sector leaders, Jim Collins shows that his "Level 5 Leader" and other good-to-great principles can help social sector organizations make the leap to greatness.

Title:Good to Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780977326402
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    Good to Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great Reviews

  • Ensiform

    A monograph to accompany Collins’ Good To Great (which I haven’t read). The underlying principle of this “missing chapter” is that we don't need to impose the language of business on the socia...

  • Heather

    This was a fabulous little monograph that explains the "Good to Great" principles applied in the social sectors. "Our work is not fundamentally about business; it is about what separates great from go...

  • Jeff Elliott

    Extensive quotes from the book:Five questions which form the framework of this piece:1. Defining "Great"--Getting Thing Done without Business Metrics2. Level 5 Leadership--Getting Things Done within a...

  • Stacie

    To quote a brilliant former colleague, "Jim Collins makes me swoon." I've read and reread this booklet 3 different times, and I pick up something new every time. Its refreshing to look at a different ...

  • Mitchell Dixon

    Collins is amazing. He does so much research and speaks so clearly with practical steps to his theoretical knowledge of problems. So many amazing things to implement into ministry....

  • Becks

    Appreciate the author taking an extra dive into how the business principles would apply to government and nonprofits, and wish more business authors did the same....

  • Steven Mandeville

    As someone who just moved into the "social sectors" from a for-profit world, this is an invaluable resource to help change lenses. ...

  • Mai Phuong Nguyen

    I am working in both business sector and social sector, and I can confidently say that this book is on point. It's short, well organized, and the concept is inspiring. It gives me new thoughts and ide...

  • Mark Robison

    A very short book — more like a really long blog post — aimed at people who loved "Good to Great" but are in the social sector and thus do not have profits by which to measure success. Again, he's...

  • Joe McFadden

    https://joemcfadden.org/2015/03/28/bo...How do social sector organizations ‘calibrate success without business metrics,’ ‘get things done within a diffuse power structure,’ ‘get the right pe...