There’s a scenario that keeps repeating itself in today’s business climate. A company is voted one of the most admired in the world. Then three or four years later, it’s in dire financial trouble. A CEO is celebrated on the covers of Business Week, Forbes, and Fortune. Soon after, the company is in the midst of a disastrous merger or some other fiasco.
To answer these questions, Prof Sydney Finkelstein has carried out the largest research program ever devoted to corporate mistakes and failures, and uncover -with startling clarity the causes regularly responsible for major business breakdowns. Learn from Prof Finkestein’s insights on Why Smart Executives Fail, how to avoid business failure, and what to do if they happen.