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What Really Works: The 4+2 Formula for Sustained Business Success
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harperbusiness
Publication date May 1, 2003
Pages 352
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060512781
ISBN-10 0060512784
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.24 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $26.95
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Based on the Evergreen Project--a five-year study analyzing 160 companies and more than two hundred managment strategies--presents the six specific management practices common to organizations that consistently outperform their competitors. (view table of contents)
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Based on a groundbreaking five–year study, analysing data on 200 management practices gathered over a 10–year period, What Really Works reveals the effectiveness of practices that really matter – the ones that, if followed rigorously, ensure sustained business success.

With hundreds of well–known management practices and prescriptions promoted by consultants and available to business, which are really effective and contribute to the growth and continued success of a company? Which do little or nothing?

Based on the 'Evergreen Project', a massive, five–year study involving the business school faculties of 10 universities, the authors set out to find the management practices that truly promote long–term growth and success. Their findings will revolutionise the art and practice of business management.

The book shows that there are essentially six management practices that all successful companies must master simultaneously. They range from focusing on a strategy of growth to maintaining the depth and quality of human talent in the organisation.



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Hardcover
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1 edition from Harperbusiness (May 1, 2003)
9780060512781 | details & prices | 352 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.24 lbs | List price $26.95
About: Based on the Evergreen Project--a five-year study analyzing 160 companies and more than two hundred managment strategies--presents the six specific management practices common to organizations that consistently outperform their competitors.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Harperbusiness (November 1, 2004)
9780060513009 | details & prices | 306 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.56 lbs | List price $16.99
About: Documents the performance secrets of the world's most successful companies, identifying management practices that have demonstrated actual benefits while sharing advice on how companies can recognize new opportunities.
Miscellaneous
from Harperbusiness (July 26, 2011)
9780062036742 | details & prices | 320 pages | List price $13.99

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