Guide to Management Ideas and Gurus : The Economist

  • by Tim Hindle
  • Narrated by Christopher Oxford
  • Series: The Economist
  • 12 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Get yourself up to guru speed. This insightful guide, which has proven hugely popular around the world in hardback, not only includes the most significant ideas that have influenced the management of business over the past century, but it also includes entries on the most influential business thinkers of the past and present.
Entries on ideas include: Active Inertia; Disruptive Technology; Genchi Genbutsu (Japanese for"Go and See for Yourself"); The Halo Effect; The Long Tail; Pareto Principle ; Six Sigma;, Skunkworks; SWOT analysis; Thin Slicing; Tipping Point; Triple Bottom Line.
Tim Hindle is author of several best-selling books on management and business. He is a former business and management editor of the Economist and was the founding editor of Euro Business. He has also been editor of Director magazine.

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Audible Editor Reviews

As his surname would imply, actor Christopher Oxford performs Tim Hindle's Guide to Management Ideas and Gurus with an august authority. In this audiobook listeners will find an incredible archive of ideas regarding the management of business. Also, Hindle, the author of several best-selling business books and the former business and management editor of the Economist, has arranged entries on some of the most influential business thinkers of the past and present. Listeners looking to change or revitalize their management skills will appreciate Hindle's audiobook, and his in-depth look at Active Inertia, Disruptive Technology, and many other management concepts.

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Just a glossary

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This is a reference book and it doesn't make for good listening. The first part is a glossary of management terms, most of which are really basic. The second part consists of very brief outlines of the life and works of prominent gurus.

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- MR

Beautifully useful guide

If you could sum up Guide to Management Ideas and Gurus in three words, what would they be?

You need to listen to this Audio before buying any business GURU book


Which scene did you most enjoy?

Second part - it let you know ideas and brief about whom you might need to read for


Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I love it


Any additional comments?

Nice comforting sound of the narrator

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- Hassan BaAqeil

Book Details

  • Release Date: 23-07-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios