A passion for excellence: the leadership difference

Front Cover
Random House, 1985 - Business & Economics - 437 pages
6 Reviews
Demonstrates through numerous practical examples how superior customer service, innovation, and the competence of all members of the organization lead to distinctive achievement

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

Review: A Passion for Excellence: The Leadership Difference

User Review  - Wayne Zill - Goodreads

Overrated, enough said. Read full review

Review: A Passion for Excellence: The Leadership Difference

User Review  - Goodreads

Overrated, enough said. Read full review


A Blinding Flash of the Obvious
Integrity and the Technology of the Obvious
The Ultimate Barrier to Competitor

19 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1985)

Tom Peters, public speaker and author, graduated from Cornell University and received a M.B.A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. He has also received honorary doctorates from the University of San Francisco and Rhodes College. He was in the U. S. Navy during Vietnam and later served as a senior White House drug abuse advisor (1973-74). He worked for McKinsey & Company from 1974 to 1981. He holds about seventy-five seminars a year and has created and starred in a series of corporate training films. He is the co-author of In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies, which was a New York Times bestseller for three years. This book and subsequent titles have become bestsellers in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Peters contributes to several newspapers and journals, including writing a bimonthly column for Forbes ASAP.

Nancy is coauthor, with Tom Peters, of the bestseller A PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE. She is a leading authority on building swift and lasting organizations to succeed. Nancy has written extensively for many magazines and journals and today is a contributing editor for INC. magazine.