Small Giants

Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, 10th-Anniversary Edition
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Audio (10.75 hours)
Product Number: Z100137676
Released: Mar 05, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781469065694
Publisher: Gildan Media, Inc
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How maverick companies have passed up the growth treadmill - and focused on greatness instead. It's an axiom of business that great companies grow their revenues and profits year after year. Yet quietly, under the radar, a small number of companies have rejected the pressure of endless growth to focus on more satisfying business goals. Goals like being great at what they do, creating a great place to work, providing great customer service, making great contributions to their communities, and finding great ways to lead their lives. In Small Giants, veteran journalist Bo Burlingham takes us deep inside fourteen remarkable companies that have chosen to march to their own drummer. They include Anchor Brewing, the original microbrewer; CitiStorage Inc., the premier independent records-storage business; Clif Bar & Co., maker of organic energy bars and other nutrition foods; Righteous Babe Records, the record company founded by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco; Union Square Hospitality Group, the company of restaurateur Danny Meyer; and Zingerman's Community of Businesses, including the world-famous Zingerman's Deli of Ann Arbor. Burlingham shows how the leaders of these small giants recognized the full range of choices they had about the type of company they could create. And he shows how we can all benefit by questioning the usual definitions of business success. In his new afterward, Burlingham reflects on the similarities and learning lessons from the small giants he covers in the audiobook.

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Author(s): Bo Burlingham
Original Publish Date: Nov 11, 2017

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CD
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Author(s): Bo Burlingham
Narrator(s): Bo Burlingham, Sean Pratt
Genre: Self Help
Product Number DD30848
Released: Apr 25, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Gildan Media
ISBN: #9781469034836
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Author(s): Bo Burlingham
Product Number EB00614572
Released: Oct 11, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Portfolio
ISBN: #9781101992333

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