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Two Tweets & A Blog

Deming Institute

It is what quantum physicists and neuroscientists are just beginning to sort out and understand. In this ambitious and wide-ranging book (Sys-Tao) , Bob Browne tells the story of the Great Plains Coca-Cola Bottling Company, and of his career-long journey to find a better way—more efficient, more caring, more capable—for the people and the processes under his leadership. million in a Leveraged Buy Out (LBO) to buy an Oklahoma based Coca-Cola bottling company.

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Corporate Governance Should Combine the Best of Private Equity and Family Firms

Harvard Business Review

Now in the fourth generation of the owning family, Mars offers the most sought-after career paths to professionals in the FMCG sector. In addition to the hybrid alternative, Western governance models are being challenged by a mutation of the classic private equity–leveraged buy-out model. The public corporation is typically bedeviled by the gap between managers’ and shareholders’ interests.