The Pursuit of Wow!: Every Person's Guide to Topsy-Turvy Times

Front Cover
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Sep 22, 2010 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
0 Reviews
Organized into more than 200 thought- and action-provoking elements—from the importance of clean trucks and bathrooms to conversations with entrepreneurs creating new markets—Tom Peters, bestselling management guru offers a practical guide to impractical times.

In The Pursuit of Wow!, Tom Peters offers readers the words, the tools, to survive in tumultuous business environments. In his groundbreaking book, In Search of Excellence changed the way business does business. Now it’s time to take the next leap into the cyberstage era. Getting to a place called excellence is no longer the idea. You’ve got to take that leap, then leap again—catapult their imaginations, blow their mindsets—in a word, wow! them.

Once more the unconventional Peters stimulates corporate thought processes. Along with the best of his columns, Peters includes questions and rebuttals that come from readers and listeners, as well as his own candid responses. A must-read for every business person.

What people are saying - Write a review

THE PURSUIT OF WOW!: Every Person's Guide to Topsy-Turvy Times

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Like an old carny barker pushing the latest elixir, Peters (Liberation Management, 1992, etc) holds out the key to business success in the post-industrial, idea-intensive economy. It doesn't, however ... Read full review

The pursuit of wow!: every person's guide to topsy-turvy times

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Business visionary Peters wants to give readers the tools to survive in the tumultuous world of the Nineties. His widely read book, In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best Run Companies ... Read full review


Getting Things Done
Milk Cookies and Managing People
Pens Toilets and Businesses That Do It Differently
Just Say No to Commodities and Yes to Free Spirits
Breaking the Mold
The Wacky World or Mostly What Have You Done
Searching for the Diversity Advantage
Tomorrows Strange Enterprises
Entrepreneurs Dreams
Attaining Perpetual Adolescence
Parting Shots

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2010)

Tom Peters is a leading business management guru and founder of the Tom Peters Company. He continues to be in constant demand for lectures and seminars. Peters is the author of sixteen books, including In Search of Excellence (with Robert H. Waterman, Jr.), which is often cited as among the best business books ever written. His blog, “Keep Up with Tom,” is a top management and leadership blog. He lives in Vermont.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Bibliographic information