In Search of Excellence; Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies

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A New York Times Bestseller for over three years To discover the secrets of the art of management, Peters and Waterman studied more than 43 successful American companies. The companies specialized in a number of areas: consumer goods, high technology, and services. What he discovered was that regardless of how different each company was, they shared eight basic principles of management that anyone can use on their way to success. Here they are, amply illustrated with anecdotes and examples from the experiences of...
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Overview

A New York Times Bestseller for over three years To discover the secrets of the art of management, Peters and Waterman studied more than 43 successful American companies. The companies specialized in a number of areas: consumer goods, high technology, and services. What he discovered was that regardless of how different each company was, they shared eight basic principles of management that anyone can use on their way to success. Here they are, amply illustrated with anecdotes and examples from the experiences of the best-run companies in the world.
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Fran R. Schumer
. . .[H]ighly readable and sensible. . .finds the secret of business success not in the head but in the heart. . .[through] respect for the individual, devotion to service and attention to the customer. -- New York Times Books of the Century, reviewed March 6, 1983
The Wall Street Journal
Exuberant and absorbing . . . one of those rare books on management that are both consistently thought-provoking and fun to read.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780446378444
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/15/1984
  • Edition description: Warner Books ed
  • Pages: 360

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