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Business, The Universe and Everything: Conversations with the World's Greatest Management Thinkers

Business, The Universe and Everything: Conversations with the World's Greatest Management Thinkers

Stuart Crainer, Des Dearlove

ISBN: 978-1-841-12605-0 May 2004 Capstone 160 Pages

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Description

A book of ideas on the future of business from some of the most brilliant and compelling minds of today and tomorrow.
* Written by bestselling authors of Leadership the Sven-Goran Erikkson Way and the Financial Times Handbook of Management. They are also founders of the successful UK company Suntop Media.
* First-hand material from the world's top management thinkers.
Preface.

Acknowledgements.

About the Authors.

Section 1: Leading the Way.

Warren Bennis: Geeks, geezers and beyond.

Rosabeth Moss Kanter: Teaching cowboys Confucius.

Manfred Kets de Vries: The dark side of leadership.

John Kotter: In the field.

Daniel Goleman: Maxed emotions.

Section 2: Selling the Future.

Peter Schwartz: Thinking the unthinkable.

Watts Wacker: Fringe benefits.

John Patrick: The attitude thing.

Charles Handy: Reflections of a reluctant capitalist.

Philip Kotler: Marketing in the digital age.

Section 3: People Power.

Derrick Bell: The ardent protestor.

Jonas Ridderstråle: Emotional capital.

Leif Edvinsson: The context’s the thing.

Tony Buzan: Brain power.

Marshall Goldsmith: Coaching for results.

Kjell Nordström: Tribal gathering.

Tom Stewart: Intellectual capitalist.

Section 4: Strategic Wisdom.

Gary Hamel: The radical fringe.

Costas Markides: Escaping the jungle.

James Champy: What re-engineering did next.

W Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne: Strategic moves.

Henry Mintzberg: Searching for balance.

Sumantra Ghoshal: The rise of the volunteer investor.

Index.

“…Each chapter provides a pithy and eclectic mix of a management guru’s latest thoughts…” (Management Today, February 2004)