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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, NY : Warner Books, [1984], ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Warner books edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Peters; Robert H Waterman
ISBN: 0446378445 9780446378444 0446383899 9780446383899 0446383902 9780446383905
OCLC Number: 9684530
Description: xxiv, 360 pages : illustrations ; 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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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.

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