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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 : Harper Collins, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st. Collins Business Essentials edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: 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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Peters; Robert H Waterman
ISBN: 0060548789 9780060548780
OCLC Number: 255233060
Notes: Includes index.
Previous ed.: London : Profile, 2004. New York: Harper and Row, 1982.
Description: 360 p. : Ill. Charts. ; 20cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Special Acknowledgment / David G Anderson --
Preface --
Introduction --
Part 1: Saving Remnant --
1: Successful American companies --
Part 2: Toward New Theory --
2: Rational model --
3: Man waiting for motivation --
Part 3: Back To Basics --
4: Managing ambiguity and paradox --
5: Bias for action --
6: Close to the customer --
7: Autonomy and entrepreneurship --
8: Productivity through people --
9: Hands-on, value-driven --
10: Stick to the knitting --
11: Simple form, lean staff --
12 Simultaneous loose-tight properties --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman, Jr.

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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  Read more...

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"One of those rare books on management that are both consistently thought-provoking and fun to read."--Wall Street Journal

 
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