How do great organizations sustain superior performance year after year? Performance experts Brian MacNeice and James Bowen spent five years traveling the globe to interview executives at the world’s top organizations. The authors explain the 12 “Powerhouse Principles” they identified as markers that distinguish excellent organizations and discuss how they apply the “four key pillars of high performance.” Their research codifies peak performance. getAbstract recommends this informative manual on how top companies sustain success to executives, entrepreneurs and business students who want to know how to maximize an organization’s performance.
In this summary, you will learn
- How and why top organizations sustain excellence;
- How they apply the 12 “Powerhouse Principles” and the four “pillars of high performance”; and
- What factors make the US Marines Corps, the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team, Bangladesh’s Grameen Bank and Finland’s educational system high-performance organizations.
About the Authors
Brian MacNeice and James Bowen are managing directors and co-founders of Kotinos Partners; they advise CEOs and leadership teams who are seeking sustainable high performance.
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