The Ultimate Business Guru Guide: The Greatest Thinkers Who Made Management

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A seemingly endless parade of consultants, academics and journalists continue to pontificate about management, leadership and the dream of the perfect organization. But only a tiny fraction have really changed the way business works. These are the gurus. In this new edition of worldwide bestseller, The Ultimate Business Guru Book, the authors have assembled the greatest business gurus in a unique, one-stop guide. The book keeps business leaders ahead of double-speaking colleagues and consultants by bringing them ...

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Overview

A seemingly endless parade of consultants, academics and journalists continue to pontificate about management, leadership and the dream of the perfect organization. But only a tiny fraction have really changed the way business works. These are the gurus. In this new edition of worldwide bestseller, The Ultimate Business Guru Book, the authors have assembled the greatest business gurus in a unique, one-stop guide. The book keeps business leaders ahead of double-speaking colleagues and consultants by bringing them rapidly up to speed with the very best that the world's business thinkers currently have to offer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781841120751
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/26/2003
  • Series: Ultimate Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 308
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

STUART CRAINER is the author of The Management Century. His work appears in The Times and leading business magazines including Across the Board, Strategy and Business and Business 2.0.

DES DEARLOVE is the co-author, with Stephen Coomber, of Architects of the Business Revolution. He is a former commissioning editor of The Times, and remains a frequent contributor to the newspaper. His work appears in business publications worldwide including Across the Board, Chief Executive Magazine and Strategy & Business.

Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove are the founders of the business content, concepts and consulting firm, Suntop Media. Their book credits include the international bestseller The Financial Times Handbook of Management, Gravy Training and the Career Adventurer's Fieldbook (co-authored with Stephen Coomber)

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Table of Contents

Introduction.
Igor Ansoff.
Chris Argyris.
Chester Barnard.
Warren Bennis.
Marvin Bower.
Dale Carnegie.
James Champy.
Alfred Chandler.
W. Edwards Deming.
Peter Drucker.
Leif Edvinsson.
Henri Fayol.
Mary Parker Follett.
Henry Ford.
Harold Geneen.
Sumantra Ghoshal.
Daniel Goleman.
Gary Hamel.
Charles Handy.
Bruce Henderson.
Frederick Herzberg.
Geert Hofstede.
Elliott Jaques.
Joseph M. Juran.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter.
Philip Kotler.
John Kotter.
Ted Levitt.
Kurt Lewin.
Nicolo Machiavelli.
Abraham Maslow.
Konosuke Matsushita.
Elton Mayo.
Douglas McGregor.
Henry Mintzberg.
Akito Morita.
John Naisbitt.
Kenichi Ohmae.
David Packard.
Richard Pascale.
Laurence J. Peter.
Tom Peters.
Michael Porter.
Edgar H. Schein.
Peter Senge.
Alfred P. Sloan.
Sun-Tzu.
Frederick W. Taylor.
Alvin Toffler.
Robert Townsend.
Fons Trompenaars.
Thomas Watson Jr.
Max Weber.
Bibliography.
Appendix.
Index.
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