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Success in business demands the effective management of people. James C. Morgan, who for nearly three decades led the high-tech powerhouse Applied Materials to both financial success and to the designation as one of America's most admired companies and best places to work, provides a simple, straightforward set of principles and tips that he says can help anyone be a better manager.

Applied Materials is one of Silicon Valley's great success stories and it helped propel the digital revolution. But Jim Morgan's management techniques are not reserved for high-tech: Applied Wisdom shows how the same approaches, tools, and values work at any scale, from start-ups to middle management in a global corporation - and even to non-profits. Rich in stories and practical examples, it's a must-listen for those seeking a timeless and proven management manual.

©2016 James C. Morgan (P)2017 James C. Morgan

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Several things: the business insights. The author's experience in the non-profit space and how that aligns with his experience in the for-profit sector. Inspiring story of a farm boy who reaches the top.