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Management From The Masters

Management From The Masters

20 Laws For Success

Morgen Witzel
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The only valid purpose of a business is to create a customer.
Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.
Never invest in something you don’t understand.
Every successful manager knows that there are immutable laws that impact almost every aspect of management. This slim volume collects the twenty essential rules that every manager must be aware of. From Kautilya, Confucius and Darwin to Parkinson, Deming, Buffett, Grove and Drucker, these are timeless pronouncements on the art of management from thought leaders across the ages. Along the way, the author also provides a number of interesting points to ponder: Why do we continue to use the QWERTY keyboard even though we know it’s not the most user-friendly? How does the Tata Group follow Confucius’s Golden Rule? The optimal number of direct reportees for an efficient manager is only four; how many do you have?
This book is essential reading if you want to be at the top of your game as a manager.

Imprint: India Portfolio

Published: Dec/2012

ISBN: 9780143417637

Length : 224 Pages

MRP : ₹299.00

Management From The Masters

20 Laws For Success

Morgen Witzel

The only valid purpose of a business is to create a customer.
Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.
Never invest in something you don’t understand.
Every successful manager knows that there are immutable laws that impact almost every aspect of management. This slim volume collects the twenty essential rules that every manager must be aware of. From Kautilya, Confucius and Darwin to Parkinson, Deming, Buffett, Grove and Drucker, these are timeless pronouncements on the art of management from thought leaders across the ages. Along the way, the author also provides a number of interesting points to ponder: Why do we continue to use the QWERTY keyboard even though we know it’s not the most user-friendly? How does the Tata Group follow Confucius’s Golden Rule? The optimal number of direct reportees for an efficient manager is only four; how many do you have?
This book is essential reading if you want to be at the top of your game as a manager.

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Morgen Witzel

Morgen Witzel is an internationally known writer, lecturer and consultant. He is honorary senior fellow at the University of Exeter Business School, senior consultant with the Winthrop Group of business historians, and editor-in-chief of Corporate Finance Review. His fourteen previous books include Management: The Basics, Fifty Key Figures in Management, Builders and Dreamers: The Making and Meaning of Management, Doing Business in China, Managing in Virtual Organisations and Management History: Text and Cases. He has written more than 2000 articles, essays and reviews spanning many different aspects of management, from strategic thinking and organisation to business ethics and corporate social responsibility.

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