The Rise and Fall of Great Companies

David Beck (Editorial Director with Warren, Gorham & Lamont, Inc., publisher of The Journal of Business Strategy)

Journal of Business Strategy

ISSN: 0275-6668

Publication date: 1 April 1991


If there is one troubling question planners have asked over and over again and have not satisfactorily answered, it is “What makes great companies go bad?” At least some answers may be found in Professor Danny Miller's book, The Icarus Paradox (HarperBusiness, 1990).


Beck, D. (1991), "The Rise and Fall of Great Companies", Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 12 No. 4, pp. 62-64.




Copyright © 1991, MCB UP Limited

To read the full version of this content please select one of the options below

You may be able to access this content by logging in via Shibboleth, Open Athens or with your Emerald account.
To rent this content from Deepdyve, please click the button.
If you think you should have access to this content, click the button to contact our support team.