Fifty Key Figures In Management by Morgen WitzelFifty Key Figures In Management by Morgen Witzel

Fifty Key Figures In Management

byMorgen WitzelEditorMorgen Witzel

Hardcover | May 16, 2003

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Fifty Key Figures in Managementis a collection of biographies of fifty people who have helped to make management what it is today - through their ideas, writings and teachings, through practical example and leadership, or both.

Featuring business leaders such as Henry Ford, Jack Welch and Bill Gates, all of whom were pioneers in business pratice, the book also includes thinkers and consultants who have helped to redefine the way we think about management, such as Ohmae Kenichi, Fukuzawa Yukichi, Tom Peters and Charles Handy. Moreover, new and emerging aspects of management are covered through the inclusion of such cutting-edge thinkers as Arie de Geus, Max Boisot and Nonaka Ikujiro.

Taken together, the fifty biographies presented here described how management emerged as a modern discipline and grew into its present form. Organization, strategy, marketing, production management, human resource management and knowledge management all come together to show how management is a multi-faceted discipline.

Morgen Witzelis a historian of management and writer on business, Editor in chief ofCorporate Finance Reviewand Deputy Editor ofMastering Management Online.
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Title:Fifty Key Figures In ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:340 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1 inPublished:May 16, 2003Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415369770

ISBN - 13:9780415369770

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'A fascinating set of cameos of management's major figures that will be most useful for both students and teachers of the subject.' - Professor Malcolm Warner, Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge