The Executive's Compass

The Executive's Compass : Business and the Good Society

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O'Toole uses political philosophy to examine the role of the corporation in our culture and its place in creating The Good Society.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 139.7 x 203.2 x 12.7mm | 204.12g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • line figures
  • 0195096444
  • 9780195096446

Review quote

a remarkable book-scholarly in the best sense, but with a compelling focus on the issues central to our laborious efforts to manage our enterprises more effectively in an increasingly complicated world * Thomas H. Wyman, Chairman, S. G. Warburg and Co., Inc. * both intellectually provocative and pragmatically instructive for a corporate manager * Michael D. Eisner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Walt Disney Company *show more

About James O'Toole

James O'Toole is a highly successful business writer, whose previous books include Vanguard Management which was named as one of the top business books of 1985 by Business Week. He is Executive Director of the Leadership Institute and a former Director of the Twenty Year Forecast Project which advised the top management of 30 of the largest companies in the US. Local interest: he gained his doctorate at Oxford University, where he studied Anthropology as a Rhodes Scholar.show more

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The Executive's Compass offers a practical tool to deal more effectively with the thorny new issues that technical training leaves professionals ill-prepared to handle.show more

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