In Search Of Excellence: Lessons from Americas Best-Run Companies by Thomas J. PetersThe 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 Americas 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 todays management reader.
In Search of Excellence - Tom Peters
We take a look back at one of the all-time business classics, and examine how its legacy has lasted over the decades. How does it hold up? Are its claims still valid? These characteristics revolved around nurturing and supporting employees and customers, while acting with efficiency, speed, expertise and willingness to learn. Peters Author , Robert H.
Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr. This is a business classic. It offers models for eight paths to excellence. And, all of them based on common sense and simplicity. Authors Robert Waterman and Tom Peters performed research from This book In Search of Excellence shows the findings of that study.
Peters and Waterman found eight common themes which they argued were responsible for the success of the chosen corporations, which have become pointers for managers ever since. McKinsey 7-S model elements. In Search of Excellence - the eight themes. The seminal management book In Search of Excellence, by Tom Peters and Robert Waterman, was published in , and remains one of the one of the biggest selling and widely read business books ever. In Search of Excellence didn't start out as a book, as Tom Peters explained when interviewed in to mark the 20th anniversary of In Search of Excellence: Peters and Waterman were both consultants on the margins of McKinsey, based in the San Francisco office. Nothing came of it.
Waterman, Jr. First published in , it is one of the best selling business books ever, selling 3 million copies in its first four years, and being the most widely held monograph in the United States from to WorldCat data. The book purports to explore the art and science of management used by several s companies. In Search of Excellence did not start out as a book, as Tom Peters explained when interviewed in to mark the 20th anniversary of In Search of Excellence. In the same interview, Peters claims that he and Waterman were both consultants on the "margins" of McKinsey , based in the San Francisco office.