Guide to the Management Gurus 5th Edition

Guide to the Management Gurus 5th Edition

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The fifth edition of the original, best-selling guide to the ideas of leading management thinkers. The ten additional full-length entries range from classic gurus such as Henry Gantt and the Gilbreth time-and-motion pioneers to the latest thinkers influencing 21st-century business, including Clayton Christensen, master of innovation theory, and Karen Stephenson with her ground-breaking insights into human networks. The lives and work of more than 55 gurus are covered in clear and accessible style, along with penetrating analysis of their ideas and influence on management. Guide to the Management Gurus has sold around the world since its first publication in 1991, and has been translated into more than 15 languages, including Russian, Chinese, Korean and Japanese.His 1985 book Organizational Culture and Leadership (second edition 1992) is seminal to studies in this field. ... Both are intimately connected with the analysis of motivation, which is the root of Scheina#39;s work. ... Schein identified these as typical career anchors: how individuals viewed their technical competence, managerial competence, security and ... Career anchors can also, he explained, have a narrowing effect on a persona#39;s development even within an organization in which heanbsp;...

Title:Guide to the Management Gurus 5th Edition
Author:Carol Kennedy
Publisher:Random House - 2012-03-31


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