Notes

Preface

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Chris Zook, Unstoppable: Finding Hidden Assets to Renew the Core and Fuel Profitable Growth (Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2007).

Chapter 1: Desperately Seeking Growth

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Mary Stuart, “A White Knight for Bausch & Lomb,” In Vivo, June 2007.

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Thomas A. Stewart and Julia Kirby, “The Institutional Yes: An Interview with Jeff Bezos,” Harvard Business Review, October 2008.

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Charles Goldsmith, “A Dying Lens Maker Zooms Back,” Wall Street Journal , 23 March 2000.

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John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge, “Oxford Dons vs. Management Gurus,” Wall Street Journal, 8 November 1996.

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In a sense, our definition is a long-term version of the definitions used by G. Bennett Stewart III in The Quest for Value (New York: HarperBusiness, ...

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