In Search Of Excellence (lessons From America's Best-run Companies)

By (author) Peters Thomas J.
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By (author) Peters Thomas J.; By (author) Waterman, Robert H.
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A new edition of the critically acclaimed and landmark business handbook provides an incisive look at the successful management techniques of IBM, Texas Instruments, 3M, and other profitable American businesses. Reprint.

The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.

Based on a study of forty-three of America''s best-run companies from a diverse array of business sectors, In Search of Excellence describes eight basic principles of management -- action-stimulating, people-oriented, profit-maximizing practices -- that made these organizations successful.

Joining the HarperBusiness Essentials series, this phenomenal bestseller features a new Authors'' Note, and reintroduces these vital principles in an accessible and practical way for today''s management reader.

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“One of those rare books on management that are both consistently thought-provoking and fun to read.”
Biographical note
Thomas J. Peters, "uber-guru of business" (Fortune and The Economist), is the author of many international bestsellers, including A Passion for Excellence and Thriving on Chaos. Peters, "the father of the post-modern corporation" (Los Angeles Times), is the chairman of Tom Peters Company and lives in Vermont. Robert H. Waterman, Jr. is the bestselling author of The Renewal Factor, Adhocracy, and What America Does Right, and the director of The Waterman Group, Inc.
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Author By (author) Peters Thomas J.
Date Of Publication Mar 20, 2011
EAN 9780060548780
Contributors Peters Thomas J.; Waterman, Robert H.
Publisher Harpercollins Publishers Inc
Languages English
Country of Publication United States
Product Forms Paperback / Softback
Availability in Stores Sin El-Fil, ABC Dbayeh, Hamra, Global
Weight 0.297000
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