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Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't, by Jim Collins Audiobook

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't, by Jim Collins: Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

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Publisher's Summary

Preview:

What does it take to make something - an activity, a work of art, a company - great? What are the factors that distinguish the merely good from the truly great? In Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't, Jim Collins offers insight into what makes a business truly great....

Please note: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book, and not the original book.

Inside this Instaread of Good to Great:

  • Overview of the book
  • Important people
  • Key takeaways
  • Analysis of key takeaways

About the author:

With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways, and analyze them for your convenience.

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    DavPar Texas 08-29-16
    DavPar Texas 08-29-16

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    "Good Summary !"

    This audio book does a good job of summarizing the actual full length book. I recommend it.

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    S 07-23-16
    S 07-23-16
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    "not the full book???"

    I downloaded the book from Amazon and it was a great price but I thought it was a sale on the full book it was only like 30 or 40 minutes long not for hours like the actual book I would like a refund

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    Nithu 06-07-16
    Nithu 06-07-16
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    "Do not buy×××××!!!!!"

    This is not a full book. Terrible. Cheating. All they have head lines for chapters.

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    Sue Gibson 04-27-16
    Sue Gibson 04-27-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Format is horrible"

    Shame on me for not realizing that this is an incredibly short recap of the book. It was a waste for me. I will be downloading the unabridged and rate the real book. So disappointed that it wasn't more clearly communicated

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    Stephen Liversage 04-03-16
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    "Utterly misleading"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    This is NOT the actual book. It's a sodding summary, which has been billed as ...let me check, yes there it is, an "UNABRIDGED" audiobook. Very uncool, especially for a full credit


    What could Instaread have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Increase the fine print


    Would you be willing to try another one of Michael Gilboe’s performances?

    If it were the full book, yes


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't, by Jim Collins?

    I wouldn't cut anything. That has already been done with surgical precision


    Any additional comments?

    None

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    Orsi 04-03-16
    Orsi 04-03-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Misleading cover"

    I consider this misleading... I thought this book is jim collins' book... You can advise me to learn to read, but the cover could look a bit different to make it clear for the first glace that this is only a review... :/

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    maurice 03-04-16
    maurice 03-04-16
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    "although I haven't read the book...."

    this overview seemed way to short and I felt it left a lot out that the book would deliver. it made the book seem useless which I don't believe

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    "Slightly disappointed"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I wouldn't recommend this particular Audiobook because it's not the full version. Also the narrator sounds like a robot voice mail machine, which makes for difficult listening.


    What other book might you compare Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't, by Jim Collins to, and why?

    I would recommend this book, but download the full version or get yourself a paper copy.


    What three words best describe Michael Gilboe’s performance?

    robot voicemail machine


    Was Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't, by Jim Collins worth the listening time?

    It was over too soon


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • DR C C DORRIAN
    9/5/16
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    "not what I expected. Didn't realise instaread was "

    Not what I expected. Didn't realise instaread was a condensed summary of the original book. I won't be purchasing another Instaread book.

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