An argument for simplicity from the bestselling authors of Profit from the Core Is radical reinvention the key to winning in todayas fast-paced world? Not judging by the results of some of the worldas best-performing companies. In Repeatability, Chris Zook and James Allenaleaders of Bain a Companyas influential Strategy practiceawarn that complexity is a silent killer of profitable growth. Successful companies endure by maintaining simplicity at their core. They donat stray from, or regularly discard, their business model in pursuit of radical renovation. Instead, they build a arepeatable business modela that produces continuous improvement and allows them to rapidly adapt to change without succumbing to complexity. Based on a multiyear study of more than two hundred companies, the book stresses the value of repeatability in business, showing how the abig ideaa today is really made up of a series of successful smaller ideas driven by a simple and repeatable business model. Zook and Allen show how some of the worldas best-known firms combine a core differentiation model with speed, adaptability, and simplicity to land them at the top for long periods of time. These firms include: Apple, Danaher, DaVita, IKEA, Nike, Olam, Tetra Pak, Vanguard, and others. CEOs, senior executives, managers, and investors all need to read this book. Itas the new blueprint for reaching the topaand staying there.These firms include: Apple, Danaher, DaVita, IKEA, Nike, Olam, Tetra Pak, Vanguard, and others. CEOs, senior executives, managers, and investors all need to read this book. Itas the new blueprint for reaching the topaand staying there.
|Author||:||Chris Zook, James Allen|
|Publisher||:||Harvard Business Press - 2013-12-30|