Table of contents for Billion dollar lessons : what you can learn from the most inexcusable business failures of the last twenty-five years / Paul B. Carroll and Chunka Mui.

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Introduction: Can fatal strategic flaws only be recognized in hindsight?	000
Part One--Failure Patterns
1. Illusions of Synergy: Succumbing to the eighth deadly syn(ergy) 	000
2. Faulty Financial Engineering: Taking a shortcut through the numbers 	000
3. Deflated Rollups: Buying a string of rock bands to build an orchestra	000
4. Staying the (Misguided) Course: Threat? What threat?	000
5. Misjudged Adjacencies: The grass isn?t always greener	000
6. Fumbling Technology: Riding the wrong technology 	000
7. Consolidation Blues: Doubling down on a bad hand	000
Coda	000
Part Two--Avoiding the Same Mistakes
8. Why Bad Strategies Happen to Good People: Awareness is not enough	000
9. Why Bad Strategies Happen to Good Companies: Awareness is still not enough	000
10. The Devil's Advocate: Unleashing the power of conflict and deliberation	000
11. The Safety Net: An independent Devil's Advocate review	000
Epilogue: Two Revolutions	000
Research Overview	000
Acknowledgments 	000
Recommended Reading 	000
Index 	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Business failures.