Introduction. Course:Reading Skills


Course:Reading Skills

Assignment:Book review of Management Gurus

Students name:Balyberdina Daria

Lecturers name:Ms. Lambrini Philippatos

Date of submission:1 th February 2012




Table of contents:


1. Introduction . 3


2. Definisions..4


3. Frederick Taylor .................4


3.1. Family Background..4


3.2. Educational Background.4


3.3.Accomplishment/business ideas....4


4. Alfred P.Sloan 5


4.1. Accomplishment/business ideas...5


5. Peter Drucker....7


5.1.Family Background....7


5.2. Educational Background ..7


5.3. Accomplishment/business ideas7


6. Tom Peters8


6.1.Educational Background.8


6.2. Accomplishment/business ideas.8


7. Rosabeth Moss Kanter and Charles Handy .9

7.1. Accomplishment/business ideas.9


8. Conclusion.....10






This book describes the six people who have reached dizzying heights in the business world: Frederick Taylor, who turned the business into a science; Alfred Sloan - the person who made the "General Motors" one of the most influential and large companies in the history of business; Peter Drucker - business researcher, founder of management ideas production, based on the objectives (Management By Objectives - MBO); Tom Peters - as it was called in the book: "Pop Star" consulting; Rozabet Moss Kanter - one of the few women to listen to a the most influential business bosses and which formed the principle of success in the modern world: the power of giant, and the ability to quickly maneuver innovation and small enterprises; Charles Handy - reminds us that the world is changing with great speed and to be prepared for it, we must change with it and be impossible and expect the unexpected.


This book shows the ups and downs of people who made ​​the world of business and not in spite of that, did not retreat from the goal. For example Alfred P. Sloan took over three years, "General Motors' most powerful U.S. company, ahead of Ford. By the way, at a time when the company went to the bottom of the Ford, it helped her stay Sloan. For him, it was important to have a good competitor. Now about all those people in more detail.


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