• How companies succeed for 100 years.

    Success factors from a 10 year study.

    Enduring success

  • Insights from a 10 year study

    What distinguishes the truly great? They are intelligently conservative. This means that they are open for new ideas but never bet the entire company on a new initiative. They acknowledge that prior strategies had some merit and make careful adjustments. And their leaders are solid company men and women, not charismatic superstars.

  • The Book - buy on amazon

    Enduring Success addresses a key question in business today: How can companies succeed over time? To learn the source of enduring greatness, Christian Stadler directed a team of eight researchers in a study of some of the world's oldest and most stellar companies.

    "Christian analysis of business history is a source of inspiration for the future." —Jeroen van der Veer, former CEO of Shell

     

    "Christian has a great skill for blending extensive empirical research with interesting case examples and coming out in the end with practical ideas." —Chris Zook, author of Profit from the Core

     

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    The Author

    Christian Stadler is a professor of strategic management at Warwick Business School. His work focuses on how companies grow, adapt, and consistently beat their competitors, most recently with an interest in open strategy. He shared his ideas with executives and students across the globe as well as through articles and interviews for CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, the Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Bloomberg Business Week, Fast Company, and a Blog on Forbes.

    Advisory Board: Alfred D. Chandler (Harvard Business School), Arie De Geus (Shell), Hans Hinterhuber (Innsbruck University), Franz Mathis (Innsbruck University), Michael Mirrow (Siemens), Jerry I. Porras (Stanford University)

    Research Team: Daniel Blum, Stephan Hoeger, Mathias Hoeglund, Evelyn Muth, Alex Neulinger, Patricia Petratscher, Christine Raschke, Philip Waeltermann

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