Breakout is a forceful emergence from a restrictive form or position. It is a structured and purposeful approach to corporate change and market or industry transformation, leading to dramatic performance improvements and business success.
—Sidney Finkelstein, Charles Harvey, and Thomas Lawton, Breakout Strategy: Meeting the Challenge of Double-Digit Growth
Not unlike real-world rough diamonds [RDs], the transformation of RD firms…entails meticulous strategies and purposeful actions. After careful assessment of our case studies and interviews, we propose a trajectory that is best characterized by a sequential composite strategy—one we term the Four Cs for Sustaining High Performance.
—SKOLKOVO Business ...