Firms of Endearment

How World-Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose
Narrated by: Stow Lovejoy
Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
4 out of 5 stars (108 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Today's best companies get it. From Costco to Commerce Bank, Wegmans to Whole Foods, they're becoming the ultimate value creators. They're generating every form of value that matters: emotional, experiential, social, and financial. And they're doing it for all their stakeholders. Not because it's politically correct, but because it's the only path to long-term competitive advantage.

These are the Firms of Endearment: Companies people love doing business with. Love partnering with. Love working for. Love investing in. Companies for whom "loyalty" isn't just real, it's palpable, and driving unbeatable advantages in everything from marketing to recruitment.

You need to become one of those companies. This audiobook will tell you how. You'll find specific, practical guidance on transforming every relationship you have - with customers, associates, partners, investors, and society. If you want to be great, truly great, this is your blueprint.

©2007 Rajendra S. Sisodia, David B. Wolfe, and Jagdish N. Sheth (P)2007 Audible, Inc.

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Good Topic-Needs a Once Over

good concept but the text is overly repetitive and needs a good editing to pull similar topics together

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Essential information

this book provides truly Essential information for anyone and everyone contemplating their careers or corporate sustainability

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he widest circle of benefit.

Even though this book is now 12 years old the message is still very relevant. There is much to do.

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High Quality Book for Endearing Entrepreneurs

This book will definitely help open your eyes to possible weaknesses in your business. If you're hoping to build a lasting company, this book is for you.

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Couldn't put it down

Changed the way I see upper management; hoping to implement some of these strategied immediately. Very well written.

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great evidence of true leadership benefits!

Win win win with no losers. The way God's love can impact our world! if every company was an FOE the world would be a much better place!

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  • 05-28-19

ENLIGHTENING

I can realy recommend this book to anybody! corporate worker or not.
How I wish I work for a FOE.