Little Book of Big Management Theories And How to Use Them

ISBN-10: 0273785265

ISBN-13: 9780273785262

Edition: 2013

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McGrath explains the best theories and models all managers should know but haven't had time to learn - yet. He covers over 100 of the key management and leadership theories from some of the world's most respected business thinkers.
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List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 11/7/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.40" wide x 8.40" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

James McGrath has worked for George H.W. Bush since 1991, at the White House, as his postpresidential spokesman, and currently as his speechwriter. Arthur Milnes, a journalist and fellow of the Queen's University Centre for the Study of Democracy, serve

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