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    DescriptionFollowing the success of the landmark bestsellers "First, Break All the Rules" and "Now, Discover Your Strengths, " Marcus Buckingham offers a dramatically new way to understand the art of success. With over 1.6 million copies of "First, Break All the Rules" (co-authored with Curt Coffman) and "Now, Discover Your Strengths" (co-authored with Donald O. Clifton) in print, Cambridge-educated Buckingham is considered one of the most respected business authorities on the subject of management and leadership in the world. With "The One Thing You Need to Know, " he gives readers an invaluable course in outstanding achievement -- a guide to capturing the essence of the three most fundamental areas of professional activity. Great managing, leading, and career success -- Buckingham draws on a wealth of applicable examples to reveal that a controlling insight lies at the heart of the three. Lose sight of this "one thing" and even the best efforts will be diminished or compromised. Readers will be eager to discover the surprisingly different answers to each of these rich and complex subjects. Each could be explained endlessly to detail their many facets, but Buckingham's great gift is his ability to cut through the mass of often-conflicting agendas and zero in on what matters most, without ever oversimplifying. As he observes, success comes to those who remain mindful of the core insight, understand all of its ramifications, and orient their decisions around it. Buckingham backs his arguments with authoritative research from a wide variety of sources, including his own research data and in-depth interviews with individuals at every level of an organization, from CEO's to hotel maids and stockboys. In every way a groundbreaking book, "The One Thing You Need to Know" offers crucial performance and career lessons for business people at all career stages.


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    Title
    The One Thing You Need to Know
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marcus Buckingham
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 152 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 136 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780743543064
    ISBN 10: 0743543068
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BUS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BIC subject category V2: KJ
    DC21: 658.001
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    B&T General Subject: 180
    DC22: 658.409
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 57850
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 658.4/09
    Ingram Subject Code: JB
    Libri: I-JB
    BISAC V2.8: SEL027000, BUS071000, BUS041000
    LC classification: HD38.2.B83
    Thema V1.0: KJ, VSC, KJM
    LC classification: HD38.2 .B833 2005B
    Edition
    Abridged
    Edition statement
    abridged edition
    Illustrations note
    digital
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    SIMON & SCHUSTER AUDIO
    Publication date
    21 March 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Riverside
    Review quote
    "Marcus Buckingham's insights about what matters most have been enormously helpful for our people. His grasp of the pivotal difference between great managing and great leadership, and how to act on that knowledge has proven an essential insight for key leaders at Best Buy." -- Brad Anderson, Vice Chairman and CEO, Best Buy Co., Inc.