Tim Koller

The six types of successful acquisitions

May 18, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by March Goedhart, Tim Koller, and David Wessels for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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Building the healthy corporation

January 24, 2014

Here’s an excerpt from another outstanding article, co-authored by Richard Dobbs, Keith Leslie and Lenny T. Mendonca, featured in the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. The co-authors explain why it is difficult — but vital — for managers…

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Overcoming a bias against risk

December 29, 2012

Here is a brief excerpt from an article in The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, in which Tim Koller, Dan Lovallo, and Zane Williams explain how risk-averse midlevel managers making routine investment decisions can shift an entire company’s…

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Value: A book review by Bob Morris

June 1, 2012

Value: The Four Cornerstones of Corporate Finance Tim Koller, Richard Dobbs, and Bill Huyett John Wiley & Sons (2011) How executives can make much better decisions – “even as markets, economies, and industries change around them” All organizations need a solid foundation on which their executives…

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Finding the courage to shrink

October 3, 2011

Here is an excerpt from another excellent article featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. Bill Huyett and Tim Koller acknowledge that spinning off businesses can have real advantages in creating value—if  executives understand how. To…

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