Guide to Management Ideas and Gurus

The Economist
Narrated by: Christopher Oxford
Series: The Economist
Length: 12 hrs
Categories: Money & Finance, Economics
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Publisher's Summary

Get yourself up to guru speed. This insightful guide, which has proven hugely popular around the world in hardback, not only includes the most significant ideas that have influenced the management of business over the past century, but it also includes entries on the most influential business thinkers of the past and present.

Entries on ideas include: Active Inertia; Disruptive Technology; Genchi Genbutsu (Japanese for"Go and See for Yourself"); The Halo Effect; The Long Tail; Pareto Principle ; Six Sigma;, Skunkworks; SWOT analysis; Thin Slicing; Tipping Point; Triple Bottom Line.

Tim Hindle is author of several best-selling books on management and business. He is a former business and management editor of the Economist and was the founding editor of Euro Business. He has also been editor of Director magazine.

©2012 Tim Hindle (P)2013 Audible Ltd

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  • 01-06-14

Just a glossary

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This is a reference book and it doesn't make for good listening. The first part is a glossary of management terms, most of which are really basic. The second part consists of very brief outlines of the life and works of prominent gurus.

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  • Hassan BaAqeil
  • 09-05-13

Beautifully useful guide

If you could sum up Guide to Management Ideas and Gurus in three words, what would they be?

You need to listen to this Audio before buying any business GURU book

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Second part - it let you know ideas and brief about whom you might need to read for

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I love it

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Nice comforting sound of the narrator