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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 November 1, 2004
Pages 306
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060513009
ISBN-10 0060513004
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.56 lbs.
Original list price $16.99
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Summary
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. Reprint. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

Based on a groundbreaking study, analysing data on 200 management practices gathered over a 10 year period. Reveals the effectiveness of the 4+2 practices (4 primary and 2 of 4 possible secondary) practices that really matter –– the ones that, if followed rigorously, ensure sustained business success. With a new introduction by the authors.

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, 5 year study involving the business school faculties of ten universities, the authors set out to find the management practices that truly promote long–term growth and success. Their findings will revolutionize 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 organization.



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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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