Companies must not become accustomed to average performance, affirms Allen

Partners at Bain & Company have found that success leads business leaders to abandon their obsession for quality. Sustainable and profitable growth makes it more challenging each year to achieve in the corporate world, be it by small and medium companies, or by major multinationals. A decade ago, only 13% of companies with the goal of growing twice as fast as their respective market were able to meet this management objective. In the decade that ended in 2010, this percentage fell to 10%...

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