In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies

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Harper Collins, Mar 2, 2004 - Business & Economics - 400 pages
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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.

Based on a study of forty-three of America's best-run companies from a diverse array of business sectors, In Search of Excellence describes eight basic principles of management -- action-stimulating, people-oriented, profit-maximizing practices -- that made these organizations successful.

Joining the HarperBusiness Essentials series, this phenomenal bestseller features a new Authors' Note, and reintroduces these vital principles in an accessible and practical way for today's management reader.

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Absolute must-read if you want to learn how to be at the top of your career in business or elsewhere. I read this gem many years ago and stumbled on an old copy, which i read again from cover to cover.
Thanks to this book, I did great and motivated others to do the same. It's a practical primer on how to succeed in business. It's literally a "Don't leave home without it" book and as good as a top-tanked MBA school course. I keep it next to my copy of "7 Habits of Highly Effective People".

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Thomas J. Peters, "uber-guru of business" (Fortune and The Economist), is the author of many international bestsellers, including A Passion for Excellence and Thriving on Chaos. Peters, "the father of the post-modern corporation" (Los Angeles Times), is the chairman of Tom Peters Company and lives in Vermont.

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