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In search of excellence : lessons from America's best-run companies

Author: Thomas J Peters; Robert H Waterman
Publisher: New York : Warner Bks, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses eight basic practices characteristic of successfully-managed companies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Peters; Robert H Waterman
ISBN: 0446382817 9780446382816 0446378445 9780446378444
OCLC Number: 13766999
Description: xxiv, 360 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Successful American companies --
The rational model --
Man waiting for motivation --
Managing ambiguity and paradox --
A bias for action --
Close to the customer --
Autonomy and entrepreneurship --
Productivity through people --
Hands-on, value-driven --
Stick to the knitting --
Simple form, lean staff --
Simultaneous loose-tight properties.
Responsibility: by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman, Jr.

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Discusses eight basic practices characteristic of successfully-managed companies.

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