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Final title published in acclaimed Business and Management series

22 October 2012 Taylor & Francis

This November Routledge Reference publishes the last instalment in the Critical Evaluations in Business and Management series.Tom Peters is the concluding title published by John C. Wood and Michael C. Wood. Eleven years in the making, the series draws focus upon eighteen of the most influential and pioneering thinkers in the fields of Economics, Business and Management.

Tom Peters is the concluding title published by John C. Wood and Michael C. Wood. Eleven years in the making, the series draws focus upon eighteen of the most influential and pioneering thinkers in the fields of Economics, Business and Management.

Each title in the series includes an introduction by the editors. With many years of research into the subject areas, Wood and Wood are able to place the work of each of the leading thinkers within relevant historical and intellectual context, furthering understanding of each influential figure.

Within the series, editors Wood and Wood have chosen to focus upon the most important figures influencing Business and Management studies. These include:

Rosabeth M. Kanter – 2 volumes concentrating upon Kanter’s theory of ‘empowerment’.

Henry Mintzberg – 4 volume collection bringing together the best critical work on this thinker.

John P. Kotter – A critical approach on Kotter’s work on business leadership.

Michael Porter – The best critical assessments on Porter’s ideas of management theory.

Chris Argyris – A thorough critical evaluation on Argyris’ role in the Humanist Relations Movement.

Alfred D. Chandler: Critical Evaluation – A combined resource of journal articles and research on Chandler.

H. Igor Ansoff Critical Evaluations in Business and Management - The collection provides an insightful critical approach to Ansoff’s contributions on strategic business management.

Herbert Simon – This 3 volume collection is an invaluable resource on Simon’s work in the field of artificial intelligence.

Peter F Drucker – Key material on Drucker’s humanist approach to management.

Joseph M. Juran – The collection gathers key material on the teachings and writings of Joseph M. Juran.

W.E. Deming - This collection combines crucial material on Deming’s ideas and their impact across the globe.

George Elton Mayo – The collection looks at the effect Mayo had upon business and management studies right up to the present day.

Alfred P. Sloan - Sloan’s leadership and success led to a great number of writings on his management practice, which are examined in this collection.

Frank and Lilian Gilbreth – These two figures are closely linked to time and motion studies – this collection combines significant writings on the pair.

Henry Ford - This collection examines Ford’s success in management and the way in which he helped to influence management practices.

Henri Fayol – The collection examines Fayol’s analysis of management and his foundation of ‘classical management’

For further information and more detailed listings on each title within the series, please visit:

http://www.routledge.com/books/series/SE0560/

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