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

In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies
Author: Thomas J. Peters - Robert H., Jr. Waterman
ISBN 13: 9780060548780
ISBN 10: 60548789
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: HarperBusiness
Publication Date: 2006-02-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 400
List Price: $16.99

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.

New York Times Books of the Century, reviewed March 6, 1983 - Fran R. Schumer

. . .[H]ighly readable and sensible. . .finds the secret of business success not in the head but in the heart. . .[through] respect for the individual, devotion to service and attention to the customer.