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

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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.

About the Author


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.

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


“One of those rare books on management that are both consistently thought-provoking and fun to read.”
-Wall Street Journal

Product Details ISBN-10: 0060548789
ISBN-13: 9780060548780
Published: HarperBusiness, 02/12/2004
Pages: 400
Language: English