Beat the Odds - Avoid Corporate Death and Build a Resilient Enterprise
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Companies & Organizations Mentioned in Beat the Odds

Throughout “Beat the Odds,” specific examples are offered of organizations that perform one or more of the nine principles consciously and well. Also included are examples of “dog house” companies that have, consciously or unconsciously, neglected to work with the principle and experienced the consequences. Following is a list of organizations mentioned in the book. Some of them are examples of transforming from “good to great” and building a resilient enterprise, while others demonstrate how a lack of leadership and attention to one or more of the nine principles can lead to difficulties and even corporate death.

(Note: the relevant stock ticker symbol and URL of the company or its parent/successor is indicated in parentheses, if available)

Adelphia [ADELQ.PK]
Alcoa [AA]
Allied Signal [HON] [AMZN]
American Airlines [AMR]
Apple, Inc. [AAPL]

Bethlehem Steel [MT]
Bright Horizons [BFAM]
British Petroleum [BP]

Chrysler Corp. [DCX]
Cisco Systems [CSCO]
Comcast [CMCSA]
Continental Airlines [CAL]

Daimler Chrysler [DCX]
Danaher [DHR]
Dell [DELL]
Disney [DIS]

Eastman Kodak [EK]
Emerson Electric [EMR]

FedEx [FDX]
Ford Motor Company [F]

General Electric [GE]
General Motors [GM]
Gerber [NVS]
Goodyear [GT]

Hewlett-Packard [HPQ]
Home Depot [HD]
Honeywell [HON]

International Steel Group [MT]
ITT Corp. [ITT]

Johnson & Johnson [JNJ]

Kmart [SHLD]
Kraft Foods [KFT]

L.L. Bean
Lowe’s [LOW]
LTV Steel [MT]

C. F. Martin & Co (Martin Guitar)
Medtronic [MDT]
Merck [MRK]
Microsoft [MSFT]

New York Stock Exchange
Novartis [NVS]

Outward Bound

Pella Windows
Pixar [DIS]
Procter & Gamble [PG]

Respironics [RESP]
Robroy Industries
Royal Dutch/Shell [RDS-B]

Samsung [SMSN LI]
Sears [SHLD]
Siemens [SI]
Sony [SNE]
Southwest Airlines [LUV]
Starbucks Coffee [SBUX]

Target [TGT]
Tyco [TYC]

U.S. Airways [LCC]

Wal-Mart [WMT]

Xerox [XRX]

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