In Search of Excellence

In Search of Excellence

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American know-how is alive and well and is as world leading as ever. In Search of Excellence distils the art and science of management used by leading companies with records of long-term profitability and continuing innovation. No-one concerned with international business today can afford not to read this bestseller from which so many others have learnt so much.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 132 x 196mm
  • Profile Books Ltd
  • Profile Business
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1861975945
  • 9781861975942

About Thomas J. Peters

Tom Peters, who was a partner at McKinsey & Co during the research that led to In Search of Excellence, left halfway through the writing of the book to found his own companies. Now called the Tom Peters Group, they include Palo Alto Consulting Center; the Center for Management Excellence, which conducts the intensive four-day seminars for top management (known to alumni as Skunk Camp); and Not Just Another Publishing Company. Tom and his family live in Palo Alto, California.show more

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'One of those rare books on management.' Wall Street Journal'Required reading.' International Management Magazine'The bestseller that is wowing them in American boardrooms. 'The Economist'Receiving serious attention in business schools and corporate boardrooms.' Washington Postshow more

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