Profit from the Core: Growth Strategy in an Era of Turbulence
Written by the leaders of Bain & Company's worldwide strategy practice, and based on a 10-year study of 2,000 companies, this book argues that a timeless strategic principle focusing on a central profit area remains the key source of competitive advantage and the only viable platform for successful expansion.
NEWS & OPINION: Repeatability
Posted March 6, 2012, 7:55 PM with category of Management & Workplace CultureWe've spent a lot of time with Chris Zook. Not the man himself, but his work. When we were prepping the material for The 100 Best Business Books of All Time, Jack and Todd were still unsure of what the exact construction of the book would look like, but we were sure of one thing: Chris Zook had to be included in the book. Read more
NEWS & OPINION: The Core Trilogy
Posted January 7, 2009, 1:28 PM with category of Management & Workplace CultureI am a big fan of Chris Zook's work. He is a partner at Bain & Company and he has spent alot of time researching what companies should do from a strategic point of view to be successful. Zook offers sobering statistics for the success of new ventures and equally inspiring numbers for the power that market leaders have in their industries. Read more
STAFF PICKS: Todd's Favorite Business Books of 2008
Posted December 28, 2008, 4:34 PM with category of Leadership & StrategyI get paid to read business books. Some would consider this a tortured existence, but I can't think of a better job in the world. The job does have certain requirements. Read more
JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects - The Breakthrough Imperative
Posted September 12, 2008, 3:39 PM with category of Management & Workplace CultureThe Breakthrough Imperative: How the Best Managers Get Outstanding Results by Mark Gottfredson and Steve Schaubert, Collins, 367pages, $26. 95, Hardcover, March 2008, ISBN 9780061358142 Bain & Company have produced some of the best books coming out of consulting industry over the last decade. Chris Zook's trilogy--Profit from the Core, Beyond the Core, and Unstoppable--is a treatise on the benefits of strategic focus in any organization. Read more
NEWS & OPINION: Unstoppable Interview with Chris Zook
Posted August 10, 2007, 4:42 PM with category of Management & Workplace CultureAfter a summer hiatus, we return with a great interview. In this podcast, I talk with Chris Zook, author of Unstoppable: How to Identify Hidden Assets, Redefine the Core, and Fuel Future Growth. This book is the final in a business trilogy of sorts. Read more
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