Summary of At Lego, Growth and Culture Are Not Kid Stuff
An Interview with Jørgen Vig Knudstorp
In 2004, Lego faced bankruptcy. Here’s how CEO Jørgen Vig Knudstorp led the turnaround.
Lego manufactures a timeless toy that has captured the wonder of children around the world for several generations. However, the company lost its way and almost went bankrupt in 2004. Jørgen Vig Knudstorp led Lego’s formidable turnaround. In this brief, focused conversation with Grant Freeland of the Boston Consulting Group, Knudstorp, in his final days as CEO, recaps how Lego recovered and how the corporation remains a market leader. getAbstract believes that Knudstorp’s insights will inspire students of management and organizational strategy, as well as fans of Lego.
In this summary, you will learn
- How Lego generates strong customer loyalty,
- How Lego avoided bankruptcy in 2004 and managed a radical turnaround, and
- How the corporation embraces challenges as it faces the future.
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