Built To Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins

Built To Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies

byJim Collins, Jerry I. Porras

Paperback | June 24, 2004

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$21.07 online 
Earn 105 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Available in stores


Drawing upon a six-year research project at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, James C. Collins and Jerry I. Porras took eighteen truly exceptional and long-lasting companies and studied each in direct comparison to one of its top competitors. They examined the companies from their very beginnings to the present day -- as start-ups, as midsize companies, and as large corporations. Throughout, the authors asked: "What makes the truly exceptional companies different from the comparison companies and what were the common practices these enduringly great companies followed throughout their history?"

Filled with hundreds of specific examples and organized into a coherent framework of practical concepts that can be applied by managers and entrepreneurs at all levels, Built to Last provides a master blueprint for building organizations that will prosper long into the 21st century and beyond.

About The Author

Jim Collins is author or coauthor of six books that have sold in total more than ten million copies worldwide, including the bestsellersGood to Great,Built to Last, andHow the Mighty Fall. Jim began his research and teaching career on the faculty at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he received the Distinguished Teaching Awar...

Details & Specs

Title:Built To Last: Successful Habits of Visionary CompaniesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.83 inPublished:June 24, 2004Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060516402

ISBN - 13:9780060516406

Look for similar items by category:

Nearby Stores

We found 0 nearby stores

Customer Reviews of Built To Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies


Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

"A 'must read' for any CEO who aspires to create a great company." (T.J. Rodgers, President and CEO, Cypress Semiconductor Corp.)