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    • Good to Great

    • Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't
    • By: Jim Collins
    • Narrated by: Jim Collins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,831
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,096
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,039

    Built To Last, the defining management study of the 90s, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the very beginning. But what about companies that are not born with great DNA? How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good info, over-the-top narration

    • By Anaxamaxan on 08-31-10
    • Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't
    • By: Jim Collins
    • Narrated by: Jim Collins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 07-13-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 9,831 ratings

    Regular price: $36.50

    • The Effective Executive

    • The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done
    • By: Peter F. Drucker
    • Narrated by: Jim Collins, Tim Andres Pabon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 873
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 744
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 733

    For decades, Peter F. Drucker was widely regarded as "the dean of this country's business and management philosophers" ( Wall Street Journal). In this concise and brilliant work, he looks to the most influential position in management - the executive. The measure of the executive, Drucker reminds us, is the ability to "get the right things done". This usually involves doing what other people have overlooked as well as avoiding what is unproductive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly Recommended

    • By YANG CHAO HUI on 06-11-18

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Great by Choice

    • By: Jim Collins, Morten T. Hansen
    • Narrated by: Jim Collins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,246
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,908
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,903

    The new question: Ten years after the worldwide bestseller Good to Great, Jim Collins returns to ask: Why do some companies thrive in uncertainty, even chaos, and others do not? In Great by Choice, Collins and his colleague, Morten T. Hansen, enumerate the principles for building a truly great enterprise in unpredictable, tumultuous, and fast-moving times. The new study: Great by Choice distinguishes itself from Collins’s prior work by its focus on the type of unstable environments faced by leaders today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Real Insight!!

    • By Kurt on 11-03-11

    Regular price: $27.37

    • How the Mighty Fall

    • And Why Some Companies Never Give In
    • By: Jim Collins
    • Narrated by: Jim Collins
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,219
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 761
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 755

    Decline can be avoided. Decline can be detected. Decline can be reversed. Amidst the desolate landscape of fallen great companies, Jim Collins began to wonder: How do the mighty fall? Can decline be detected early and avoided? How far can a company fall before the path toward doom becomes inevitable and unshakable? How can companies reverse course?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Collins is always right

    • By Roger on 07-07-09

    Regular price: $36.50

    • How the Mighty Fall (Excerpt)

    • By: Jim Collins
    • Narrated by: Jim Collins
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57

    Decline can be avoided. Decline can be detected. Decline can be reversed. Amidst the desolate landscape of fallen great companies, Jim Collins began to wonder: How do the mighty fall? Can decline be detected early and avoided? How far can a company fall before the path toward doom becomes inevitable and unshakable? How can companies reverse course?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good excerpt

    • By Daniel K Jackson on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $0.00

    • The Last Best League, 10th Anniversary Edition

    • One Summer, One Season, One Dream
    • By: Jim Collins
    • Narrated by: Jim Collins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Every summer, in ten small towns across Cape Cod, the finest college baseball players in the country gather in hopes of making it to "The Show." The hopes are justifiably high: The Cape Cod Baseball League is the best amateur league in the world, producing one out of every six major league players. Over the last decade, baseball's hard truths became evident for the Chatham stars who went on to play professionally, and the final chapter of their story can now be written.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jim Collins: Great American Storyteller

    • By M. Leavell on 07-01-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • How the Mighty Fall

    • And Why Some Companies Never Give In
    • By: Jim Collins
    • Narrated by: Jim Collins
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Amidst the desolate landscape of fallen great companies, Jim Collins began to wonder: How do the mighty fall? Can decline be detected early and avoided? How far can a company fall before the path toward doom becomes inevitable and unshakable? How can companies reverse course?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Andrew Riungu on 07-14-18

    Regular price: $19.19

    • Great by Choice

    • Uncertainty, Chaos and Luck - Why Some Thrive Despite Them All
    • By: Morten T Hansen, Jim Collins
    • Narrated by: Jim Collins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    Ten years after the worldwide best seller Good to Great, Jim Collins returns with another ground-breaking work, this time to ask: Why do some companies thrive in uncertainty, even chaos, and others do not? Based on nine years of research, buttressed by rigorous analysis and infused with engaging stories, Collins and his colleague, Morten Hansen, enumerate the principles for building a truly great enterprise in unpredictable, tumultuous, and fast-moving times.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • It's a presentation rather than a reading

    • By Joseph Di Stefano on 06-11-12

    Regular price: $21.32