he original, best-selling guide to the ideas of leading management thinkers, now in a completely revised and updated fifth edition. It's ten new full-length entries range from classic gurus such as Henry Gantt and the Gilbreth time-and-motion pioneers to the latest thinkers influencing 21st-century business, including Clayton Christensen, master of innovation theory, and Karen Stephenson's ground-breaking insights into human networks. The lives and work of more than 55 gurus are covered in clear and accessible style, along with penetrating analysis of their ideas andinfluence on management. Guide to the Management Gurus has sold around the world since its first publication in 1991, and has been translated into more than 15 languages including Russian, Chinese, Korean and Japanese.
Carol Kennedy is an award-winning business and management writer and the author of 12 books. Formerly executive editor of Director magazine, she is now an independent writer and consultant and lives in Wimbledon, southwest London.