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A Passion for Excellence: The Leadership Difference

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Cutting through traditional "data-based" dogmas about management, A Passion for Excellence champions the innovative, people-oriented spirit that made In Search of Excellence the bestselling business book of all time. Now, through hundreds of concrete, real-world examples, Tom Peters and Nancy Austin zero in on the key areas of competence that add up to excellence, offering ...more
Paperback, 575 pages
Published January 4th 1989 by Grand Central Publishing
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Don Stanton
Feb 17, 2010 Don Stanton rated it it was ok
Blah blah blah……..Another management / leadership book regurgitating the same tired tripe of most other ‘Business’ books.
It’s worth the read is you haven’t read one of these types before. Definitely fits in the category of ‘read if you have to.’
Apr 14, 2013 Greg rated it liked it
I'm not sure what to say on this book. I speed-read it, by which I don't mean to say that I 'skimmed' it, only that I forced myself to read it very fast. And I feel that that is the appropriate way to approach this book. It has a set of really interesting and meaningful insights, but the count is like 10 eye-opening insights in 500 pages. So in order to make sure I was picking up a cool new insight every time I read, I had to make sure I was reading 40-60 pages in a sitting, because I lot of thi ...more
Apr 12, 2010 Jim rated it liked it
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I was a charter member of the Tom Peters fan club during my "business" days. Unfortunately I never had the chance to work for an organization that glommed on to his ideas. Still, watching his seminars is always inspiring and fun, and his books, for the most part, are quenching sips at the business revolution kool-aid.
Jan 19, 2008 Bryan rated it it was ok
Good book on customer service. Provides cases and studies on how to better serve customers.
Nov 18, 2008 Milo rated it liked it
Used as atraining manual for our real estate sales team. Good info
Nov 11, 2009 Kathy added it
Another one from my personal library (for anyone who wants to borrow)
Beez Beasley
Apr 21, 2009 Beez Beasley rated it really liked it
Always looking for a book to inspire excellence...
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Jun 22, 2010 Wayne Zill rated it liked it
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Overrated, enough said.
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