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Author Wooldridge, Adrian.

Title Masters of management : how the business gurus and their ideas have changed the world--for better and for worse / Adrian Wooldridge ; with a foreword by John Micklethwait
Edition First HarperCollins edition
Published New York : Harper Business, [2011]


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Description xviii, 446 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : The unacknowledged legislators -- Part I. How it works : The fad in progress: from reengineering to CSR -- The management theory industry -- Part II. The prophet and the evangelists : Peter Drucker: the guru's guru -- Tom Peters: management for the masses -- Flat worlds, Tipping points, and long tails -- Part III. Three management revolutions : Rethinking the company -- Entrepreneurs unbound -- The world turned upside down -- Part IV. The great debates : Knowledge, learning, and innovation -- Lords of strategy -- What does globalization mean? -- Storm in the boardroom -- Managing leviathan -- Part V. Workers of the world : The common toad -- The battle for brainpower -- Managing yourself -- Mastering management
Summary "A complete update of the 1996 bestselling THE WITCH DOCTORS, a penetrating and engaging history of management theory that sorts the wisdom from the dross, and the wise men from the charlatans"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Industrial management.
Comparative management.
Social responsibility of business.
Reengineering (Management)
LC no. 2011015690
ISBN 9780061771132 (acid-free paper)
0061771139 (acid-free paper)