Lessons from the Titans: What Companies in the New Economy Can Learn from the Great Industrial Giants to Drive Sustainable Success

by Scott Davis

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Lessons from the Titans: What Companies in the New Economy Can Learn from the Great Industrial Giants to Drive Sustainable Success

by Scott Davis


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  • Themes & Titans

    Having a strong financial plan is essential for any business — big and small. The best businesses in the world understand the importance of cost management and mitigating risks and use this knowledge to drive profits. They also focus on maximizing cash flow and returning money to shareholders by in

  • Mike Kneeland & United Rentals

    Mike Kneeland, a turnaround artist who was brought into United Rentals in 2009, instilled a culture of continuous improvement that led to the company's recovery. He restructured United Rentals' business model and oversaw a three-year plan for improved operational performance. The profits rose dramat

  • David Cote & Honeywell

    When Cote took over Honeywell, he saw that it had lost focus on its core business. He began immediately by cutting jobs, while simultaneously investing in new technologies. He also brought in outside experts to review the company's operations and spending priorities. Later, Cote identified opportuni

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