Sing Along, Everyone!

An old colleague of mine made a post about trust, freedom and having everyone humming along to the same tune, and how the company’s (I suppose superior) culture could not easily be emulated by competitors.

It made me think of a book I read this summer : “Why Smart Executives Fail” by Sydney Finkelstein. Chapter 7 is called “Delusions of a Dream Company”.

Here’s a choice excerpt:

When businesses start losing touch with reality because of an arrogant belief in their own superiority and their company mission, they tend to adopt a pervasively positive attitude. The more insular the company’s outlook, the more buoyant its managers will tend to be about the company’s prospects.


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