In Search of Excellence (Paperback)

Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies (Collins Business Essentials)

By Tom Peters, Robert H. Waterman

HarperBusiness, 9780060548780, 360pp.

Publication Date: February 7, 2006



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.

Praise For In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies (Collins Business Essentials)

“One of those rare books on management that are both consistently thought-provoking and fun to read.”
-Wall Street Journal