Personally signed by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr.
Easton Press, Norwalk CT. 2000 "In Search Of Excellence" has been personally signed by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr. and includes a COA by the publisher. Luxuriously bound in full genuine leather. Signed Limited Edition. Sealed without any visible flaws. Two volume complete matching set.
Two volume set in one shipment:
- Thomas J. Peters, Robert H. Waterman, Jr. "A Passion For Excellence" Limited Edition [Sealed]
- Thomas J. Peters, Robert H. Waterman, Jr. "In Search Of Excellence" Signed Limited Edition [Sealed]
In Search Of Excellence
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.
This phenomenal bestseller features a new Authors' Note, and reintroduces these vital principles in an accessible and practical way for today's management reader.
A Passion For Excellence
A Passion For Excellence is the single most existing, inspiring, career-transforming book ever published for people who want to get ahead. It takes you behind, the scenes in some of the most successful organizations and analyzes what makes them distinctive.Here are real people, real companies, real numbers. Here is what you need to know about the crucial elements of success: constant innovation, staying in touch with customers, encouraging the contributions of everyone in the company, and maintaining the integrity that is basic to leadership. Here are the secrets of building excellence.
About the Authors
Thomas J. Peters
Thomas J. Peters (born November 7, 1942) is an American writer on business management practices, best known for In Search of Excellence (co-authored with Robert H. Waterman Jr).
Thomas J. Peters was born in Baltimore in 1942 "with a lacrosse stick in one hand and oars over my shoulder," Peters resided in California, mainly Silicon Valley (where he was on a list of "100 most powerful people in Silicon Valley"), from 19652000. Today, Peters and his wife Susan Sargent live on a 1,600-acre working farm, "always under construction," in Vermont. His two stepsons, Max and Ben Cooper, are "busy changing the world" in Telluride and Brooklyn respectively.
Peters is a civil engineering graduate of Cornell (B.C.E., M.C.E.), where he is included in the book The 100 Most Notable Cornellians and earned an MBA and Ph.D. in business at Stanford; he holds honorary doctorates from institutions that range from the University of San Francisco to the State University of Management in Moscow and has been honored by dozens of associations in content areas such as management, leadership, quality, human resources, customer service, innovation, marketing, and design.
Robert H. Waterman Jr.
Robert H. Waterman Jr. is a non-fiction author and expert on business management practices.
He was best known as the co-author, with Tom Peters, of In Search of Excellence. Waterman later directed his own company, The Waterman Group, Inc., after 21 years at the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
In Search of Excellence was published in 1982 and became a bestseller, gaining national exposure when a series of television specials based on the book and hosted by Waterman and Peters appeared on PBS. The primary idea espoused was that of solving business problems with as little business process overhead as possible, and empowering decision-makers at multiple levels of a company.
He is also the author of:
- The Renewal Factor
- Adhocracy: the Power to Change
- What America Does Right (Frontiers of Excellence in Europe and UK).
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