Collins & Peters … Together at Last!

"Not a single company [we studied] that qualified as having made a sustained transformation ignited its leap with a big acquisition or merger. Moreover, comparison companies—those that failed to make a leap or, if they did, failed to sustain it—often tried to make themselves great with a big acquisition or merger. They failed to grasp the simple truth that while you can buy your way to growth, you cannot buy your way to greatness." —Jim Collins/Time/11.29.04/on Sears-Kmart


Tom Peters posted this on November 29, 2004, in Strategies.
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