Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution

Front Cover
Knopf, 1987 - Business & Economics - 561 pages
2 Reviews
The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. "Enough inspiration and information to feed American management for years."-- "Industry Week" A "New York Times" bestseller for eleven months."Enough inspiration and information to feed American managers for years." "--Industry Week"

"A provocative and worthwhile book, loaded with sound advice on how to manage our institutions in a world in which the old ways do not seem to work." "--Across the Board"

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Thriving on chaos: handbook for a management revolution

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

In contrast to the mass of oversimplified business survival manuals, this one justifies itself. After demonstrating in his previous books ( In Search of Excellence , with Robert Waterman, and A ... Read full review

Review: Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution

User Review  - James Pritchert - Goodreads

Tom always delivers an excellent book on leadership. I really enjoy his writings and I try to read all of his books. I can highly recommend this to anyone. Read full review

Contents

Management
35
Creating Total Customer Responsiveness
47
Impatience
253
Copyright

8 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1987)

Tom Peters, public speaker and author, graduated from Cornell University and received a M.B.A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. He has also received honorary doctorates from the University of San Francisco and Rhodes College. He was in the U. S. Navy during Vietnam and later served as a senior White House drug abuse advisor (1973-74). He worked for McKinsey & Company from 1974 to 1981. He holds about 75 seminars a year and has created and starred in a series of corporate training films. He is the co-author of In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies, which was a New York Times bestseller for three years. This book and subsequent titles have become bestsellers in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Peters contributes to several newspapers and journals, including writing a bimonthly column for Forbes ASAP.

Bibliographic information