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The most comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about business gurus and their thinking.
The original, best-selling guide to the ideas of leading management thinkers, now in a completely revised and updated fifth edition. The ten new full-length entries range from classic gurus such as Henry Gantt and the Gilbreth time-and-motion pioneers to the latest thinkers influencing 21st-century business, including Clayton Christensen, master of innovation theory, and Karen Stephenson's ground-breaking insights into human networks. The lives and work of more than 55 gurus are covered in clear and accessible style, along with penetrating analysis of their ideas and influence on management.
Guide to Management Gurus has sold around the world since its first publication in 1991, and has been translated into more than 15 languages including Russian, Chinese, Korean and Japanese. It is the first, and best, guide to management thinking.
Carol Kennedy is an award-winning business and management writer and the author of 12 books. Formerly executive editor of Director magazine, she is now an independent writer and consultant and lives in Wimbleton, southwest London.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.06" Width: 5.98" Height: 1.18" Weight: 1.06 lbs.
Release Date Jan 23, 2007
Publisher Random House Business Books
ISBN 1905211023 ISBN13 9781905211029
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More About Carol Kennedy
Formerly executive editor of "Director "magazine, Carol Kennedy is an award-winning business and management writer and the author of 12 books, including "Instant Management, The Merchant Princes, "and" The Next Big Idea."
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Very interesting management guru overview May 21, 2007
It is the first book I found that portrays 55 contemporary management guru's in a clear analytical, almost academic way. The author doesn't make superheroes of her subjects, she just places them on the map of world business minds. Each description of a management guru is followed by a must read list of his or her most important books. Definitely one of the better management books of 2007. [...]