Essentials / Tom Peters.

by Peters, Thomas JLooking glass; Barletta, MartiLooking glass; Peters, Thomas J.. Re-imagine.

Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2005.Description: 4 volumes : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0756610540; 0756610559; 0756610567; 0756610575; 1405302577; 1405302585; 1405302593; 1405302607.Other title: Essential series.Subject(s): AbilityLooking glass | LeadershipLooking glass | ManagementLooking glass | Organizational change -- ManagementLooking glass | Organizational effectivenessLooking glass | Reengineering (Management)Looking glass
Contents: [1] Design -- [2] Leadership -- [3] Talent -- [4] Trends / Tom Peters & Martha Barletta
Note: "The Essential series is adapted from Re-imagine!".;
On t.p: Essential series.
Note: Includes indexes.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Tom Peter's is back and in his own words he's "Mad as Hell." Breaking down the message from his bestselling Re-Imagine! , these four pocket-sized books deliver crucial business truths to those who are looking for inspiration on leadership, innovation, design, or women in business.

"The Essential series is adapted from Re-imagine!".

On t.p: Essential series.

Includes indexes.

Contents: [1] Design -- [2] Leadership -- [3] Talent -- [4] Trends / Tom Peters & Martha Barletta

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 4)
  • Chapter 1 Design: The "Soul" of New Enterprise (p. 10)
  • Cool Friend: Virginia Postrel (p. 42)
  • Chapter 2 Beautiful Systems: Design's Long Coattails (p. 46)
  • Chapter 3 Design in Action: Providing Memorable Experiences (p. 66)
  • Cool Friend: Tom Kelley (p. 96)
  • Chapter 4 Experiences-Plus: Embracing the "Dream" Business (p. 100)
  • Cool Friend: Scott Bedbury (p. 118)
  • Chapter 5 At the Summit of Design: Branding from the Heart (p. 122)
  • Index (p. 156)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 158)
  • About the Author (p. 159)
  • Say it Loud - The Essentials Manifesto (p. 160)

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Tom Peters, public speaker and author, graduated from Cornell University and received a M.B.A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. He has also received honorary doctorates from the University of San Francisco and Rhodes College.

He was in the U. S. Navy during Vietnam and later served as a senior White House drug abuse advisor (1973-74). He worked for McKinsey & Company from 1974 to 1981. He holds about 75 seminars a year and has created and starred in a series of corporate training films.

He is the co-author of In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies, which was a New York Times bestseller for three years. This book and subsequent titles have become bestsellers in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Peters contributes to several newspapers and journals, including writing a bimonthly column for Forbes ASAP.

(Bowker Author Biography)