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In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies
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The "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 America's 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.

Joining the HarperBusiness Essentials series, this phenomenal bestseller features a new Authors' Note, and reintroduces these vital principles in an accessible and practical way for today's management reader.

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Street Date:
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Thomas J. Peters. (2012). In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies. HarperCollins.

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Thomas J. Peters. 2012. In Search of Excellence: Lessons From America's Best-Run Companies. HarperCollins.

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Joining the HarperBusiness Essentials series, this phenomenal bestseller features a new Authors' Note, and reintroduces these vital principles in an accessible and practical way for today's management reader.

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