Business Gurus: The World's Top Thinkers All in One Book

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A must-read for anyone working in or studying business, Business Gurus explains simply and clearly the most important elements from the world's most influential leadership and management thinkers. All major gurus, both past and present, Tom Peters, Peter Drucker, Michael Gerber, Peter Senge, Jim Collins, Ken Blanchard, Charles Handy, Richard Koch, John Kotter, Ricardo Semler, Stephen Covey, Seth Godin and many more.

For each of these renowned thought-leaders, Business Gurus ...

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Overview

A must-read for anyone working in or studying business, Business Gurus explains simply and clearly the most important elements from the world's most influential leadership and management thinkers. All major gurus, both past and present, Tom Peters, Peter Drucker, Michael Gerber, Peter Senge, Jim Collins, Ken Blanchard, Charles Handy, Richard Koch, John Kotter, Ricardo Semler, Stephen Covey, Seth Godin and many more.

For each of these renowned thought-leaders, Business Gurus explains their background, the main theories for which they are known, the context for these theories, and how they compare to other business thinking. And crucially the book also looks at how each theory work's top business minds, Business Gurus is an essential introduction to business and leadership thinking.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780590783
  • Publisher: Crimson Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/3/2012
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword v

About the authors vii

Acknowledgements xii

Chris Anderson 1

Igor Ansoff 8

Richard Bandler John Grinder 19

Ken Blanchard 28

Edward de Bono 36

Warren Buffet 46

Dale Carnegie 55

Robert Cialdini 64

Jim Collins 73

Stephen Covey 81

Peter Drucker 90

Tim Ferriss 100

Michael George 108

Michael Gerber 119

Malcolm Gladwell 127

Seth Godin 136

Charles Handy 144

Frederick Herzberg 154

Napoleon Hill 164

Guy Kawasaki 173

Richard Koch 183

John Kotter 192

Tom Peters 202

Michael Porter 212

Ricardo Semler 223

Peter Senge 232

James Surowieck 242

Sun-Tzu 251

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