The Ultimate Business Library: 75 Books That Made Management

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Overview

"In the instant, action-oriented, pressurized world of business, books change things. They change perceptions. They change behavior. They alter expectations and aspirations…books make their way around the world, shaping the management of the future" from The Ultimate Business Library "Fads that speak volumes" Financial Times "Fluid and informative" USA Today An Ultimate Book from Capstone
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  • ISBN-13: 9781841120645
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/24/2001
  • Series: Ultimate Series , #2
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 6.18 (w) x 9.29 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Meet the Author

Stuart Crainer is the author of a series of classic business books including The Ultimate Business Library, The Ultimate Business Guru Book, The Ultimate Book of Business Quotations and The Financial Times Handbook of Management.
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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition.

About the Author.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

SEVENTY-FIVE BOOKS THAT MADE MANAGEMENT.

Igor Ansoff, Corporate Strategy (1965).

Chris Argyris & Donald Schön, Organizational Learning (1978).

Charles Babbage, On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures (1832).

Chester Barnard, The Functions of the Executive (1938).

Christopher Bartlett & Sumantra Ghoshal, Manging Across Borders (1989).

Meredith Belbin, Management Teams: Why They Succeed or Fail (1984).

Warren Bennis & Burt Nanus, Leaders (1985).

Robert Blake & Jane Mouton, The Managerial Grid (1964).

Marvin Bower, The Will to Manage (1966).

James MacGregor Burns, Leadership (1978).

Jan Carlzon, Moments of Truth (1987).

Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People (1937).

James Champy & Michael Hammer, Reengineering the Corporation (1993).

Alfred Chandler, Strategy and Structure (1962).

Karl von Clausewitz, On War (1831).

James Collins & Jerry Porras, Built to Last (1994).

Richard Cyert & James March, A Behavioral Theory of the Firm (1963).

Stan Davis & Christopher Meyer, Blur (1997).

W. Edwards Deming, Out of the Crisis (1982).

Peter F. Drucker, The Practice of Management (1954).

Peter F. Drucker, The Age of Discontinuity (1969).

Henri Fayol, General and Industrial Management (1916).

Mary Parker Follett, Dynamic Administration (1941).

Henry Ford, My Life and Work (1923).

Harold Geneen, Managing (1984).

Arie de Geus, The Living Company (1997).

Frank Gilbreth, Motion Study (1911).

Michael Goold, Marcus Alexander & Andrew Campbell, Corporate-Level Strategy (1994).

Gary Hamel & C.K. Prahalad, Competing for the Future (1994).

Charles Handy, The Age of Unreason (1989).

Frederick Herzberg, The Motivation to Work (1959).

Elliot Jacques, The Changing Culture of Factory (1951).

Joseph M. Juran, Planning for Quality (1988).

Rosabeth Moss Kanter, The Change Masters (1983).

Philip Kotler, Marketing Management (1967).

Ted Levitt, Innovation in Marketing (1962).

Rensis Likert, New Patterns of Management (1961).

Nicoló Machiavelli, The Prince (1513).

Douglas McGregor, The Human Side of Enterprise (1960).

Abraham Maslow, Motivation and Personality (1954).

Konosuke Matsushita, Quest of Prosperity (1988).

Elton Mayo, The Human Problems of an Industrial Civilization (1933).

Henry Mintzberg, The Nature of Managerial Work (1973).

Henry Mintzberg, The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning (1994).

James Mooney & Alan Reiley, Onward Industry (1931).

Akio Morita, Made in Japan (1986).

John Naisbitt, Megatrends (1982).

Kenichi Ohmae, The Mind of the Strategist (1982).

Kenichi Ohmae, The Borderless World (1990).

Taiichi Ohno, Toyota Production System (1978).

David Packard, The H-P Way (1995).

C.N. Parkinson, Parkinson's Law (1958).

Richard Pascale & Anthony Athos, The Art of Japanese Management (1981).

Richard Pascale, Managing on the Edge (1990).

Laurence Peter, The Peter Principle (1969).

Tom Peters & Robert Waterman, In Search of Excellence (1982).

Tom Peters, Liberation Management (1992).

Michael Porter, Competitive Strategy (1980).

Michael Porter, The Competitive Advantage of Nations (1990).

Reg Revans, Action Learning (1979).

Edgar H. Schein, Organizational Culture and Leadership (1985).

Ricardo Semler, Maverick! (1993).

Peter Senge, The Fifth Discipline (1990).

Herbert Simon, Administrative Behavior (1947).

Alfred P. Sloan, My Years with General Motors (1963).

Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations (1776).

Thomas Stewart, Intellectual Capital (1997).

Frederick W. Taylor, The Principles of Scientific Management (1911).

Alvin Toffler, The Third Wave (1980).

Robert Townsend, Up the Organization (1970).

Fons Trompenaars, Riding the Waves of Culture (1993).

Sun Tzu, The Art of War (500BC).

Thomas Watson Jr, A Business and its Beliefs (1963).

Max Weber, The Theory of Social and Economic Organization (1947).

William Whyte, The Organization Man (1956).

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Index.

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