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.
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 477 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 26 mm
"Anyone who is interested in management theories will be compelled to read this book. It is a glorious miscellaneous mix of ideologies." * Management Week *
"Are you confused by management jargon and nonplussed about why the likes of Charles Handy and Gary Hamel are held in such great awe? Then Carol Kennedy's book could be just the thing for you." * The Independent *
"What makes a management guru? My first port of call is Carol Kennedy . . ." * Evening Standard *