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Guide to Management Ideas and Gurus (Economist)by Tim Hindle
Synopses & Reviews
Good management is a precious commodity in the corporate world. Guide to Management Ideas and Gurus is a straight-forward manual on the most innovative management ideas and the management gurus who developed them.
The earlier edition, Guide to Management Ideas, presented the most significant ideas that continue to underpin business management. This new book builds on those ideas and adds detailed biographies of the people who came up with them-the most influential business thinkers of the past and present.
Topics covered include: Active Inertia, Disruptive Technology, Genchi Genbutsu (Japanese for "Go and See for Yourself"), The Halo Effect, The Long Tail, Skunkworks, Tipping Point, Triple Bottom Line, and more.
The management gurus covered include: Dale Carnegie, Jim Collins, Stephen Covey, Peter Drucker, Philip Kotler, Michael Porter, Tom Peters, and many others.
Good management is a precious commodity in the corporate world, and good ideas are even more rare. Guide to Management Ideas and Gurus gathers the most influential ideas and thinkers that have defined modern management into one compact guide. This new book builds on Guide to Management Ideas (2003) and adds entries on the most influential business thought leaders of the past and present. Topics covered range from Active Inertia and Disruptive Technology to Triple Bottom Line and the Long Tail, while the management gurus covered include Jim Collins, Peter Drucker, Philip Kotler, Michael Porter, Tom Peters, and many others.
About the Author
Tim Hindle is author of several best-selling books on management and business. He is a former business and management editor of The Economist and was the founder editor of EuroBusiness. He has also been editor of Director magazine.
Table of Contents
Part 1. Management Ideas.
Part 2. Management Gurus.
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