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

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

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by Thomas J. Peters, Robert H., Jr. Waterman Jr.
     
 

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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

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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 practices -- that made these organizations successful.

Joining the HarperBusiness Essentials series, this phenomenal bestseller features a new Authors' Note, and reintroduces these vital principles in an accessible and practical way for today's management reader.

Editorial Reviews

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060548780
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
03/02/2004
Series:
Collins Business Essentials Series
Edition description:
1st HarperBusiness Essentials Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
162,769
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 8.02(h) x 1.00(d)

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