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Jim Collins on making good culture great

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Jim Collins on making good culture great

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Make work better.How can we fix work? Each week we chat to scientists and experts to improve our jobs. The book of the show - The Joy of Work is a UK top 10 bestseller: amzn.to/2zsBuR8 Hosted by @brucedaisley. Contact the show

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Jim Collins is one of the most respected business writers in the world. With his books Good to Great and Made to Last he became the observer of great companies and what made them special.He's just published a new book which is a supplement to Good to Great (pssssst, read GTG first). For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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