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The Founder’s Mentality: How to Overcome the Predictable Crises of Growth
Chris Zook and James Allen
Harvard Business Review Press, 2016, 224 pages
This book describes the inevitable changes that take place in any organization that is growing. In most cases, organizational growth creates problems which were not present at the initial founding. These problems (overload, stall out and free fall) require leadership to fix. Zook and Allen’s solution is based on adopting the founder’s mentality. It has three components;