Masters of Management: How the Business Gurus and Their Ideas Have Changed the World—for…

Hardcover | November 29, 2011

byAdrian Wooldridge

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“Read it before buying any other business book.”—Rosabeth Moss Kanter

In this newly renamed and completely updated edition ofthe BusinessWeek bestseller The Witch Doctors with a new Forewordfrom John Micklethwait,  Adrian Wooldridgedeftly sifts the real wisdom from the dross about management theory, sortingthe sages from the charlatans and distilling the true means of success from themany ways to fail. A penetrating and engaging history of management theory,often regarded as one of the most vital and accessible business booksavailable, Masters of Management delivers, in the words of the NewYork Times Book Review, “at last some common sense in the arena dominatedby shark-swimming, chaos-seeking, megatrending,one-minute managing, highly effective people.” This updated classic isessential reading for anyone seeking to forge a path ahead in business and inlife.

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“Read it before buying any other business book.”—Rosabeth Moss Kanter In this newly renamed and completely updated edition ofthe BusinessWeek bestseller The Witch Doctors with a new Forewordfrom John Micklethwait,  Adrian Wooldridgedeftly sifts the real wisdom from the dross about management theory, sortingthe sages from the charlatans...

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In 1996, having completed a two-year research study, longtime Economist journalists and editors John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge published The Witch Doctors, an explosive critique of management theory and its legions of evangelists and followers. The book became a bestseller, widely praised by reviewers and devoured by readers c...

Adrian Wooldridge is the management editor and “Schumpeter” columnist ofThe Economist. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and All Souls College, Oxford, where he held a Prize Fellowship. He was formerlyThe Economist’s Washington bureau chief and “Lexington” columnist. He is the coauthor, with John Micklethwait, of five books—i...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.41 inPublished:November 29, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061771139

ISBN - 13:9780061771132

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