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Crainer, Stuart

Overview
Works: 167 works in 640 publications in 8 languages and 20,168 library holdings
Genres: History  Handbooks and manuals  Case studies  Book reviews  Bibliography  Quotations  Biography  Interviews  Biography‡vDictionaries  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other, Compiler
Classifications: HD31, 658
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stuart Crainer
The management century : a critical review of 20th century thought and practice by Stuart Crainer( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Crainer shows us that a careful study of the history of management holds vital clues to its future. There are lessons to be learned from early giants such as Henri Fayol, originator of the fourteen general principles of management, and from more contemporary figures such as W. Edwards Deming, the American whose concept of Total Quality Management revolutionized the Japanese auto industry. Decade after decade, Crainer points out, each new trend in management thinking has been shaped by the successes - and shortcomings - of the concepts that preceded it."--Jacket
The Financial times handbook of management by Stuart Crainer( Book )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The state of the art The world of business never stands still. Today's dominant force is tomorrow's sideshow. Fashions change and best practice evolves. For managers one certainty endures; the more you know the higher you go. From crafting strategies to delivering results, questions of management will always be too varied, perplexing and challenging to yield a single answer. They are best explored with the help of many perspectives. The third edition of the Financial Times Handbook of Management encapsulates this world of management thinking, reflecting what matters to managers in organizations in the first decade of the new century. A compelling and comprehensive companion to management's big ideas, brilliant minds and better ways, the Handbook is packed with intelligent writing to bring management alive for the thinking executive. The Financial Times Handbook of Management captures the state of this indispensable, invigorating and essential art
The 75 greatest management decisions ever made-- and 21 of the worst by Stuart Crainer( Book )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 75 Greatest Management Decisions Ever Made is a pithy compendium that celebrates pinnacles of decision-making that have shaped management through the ages - and left their indelible impressions on business and society." "The 75 Greatest Management Decisions Ever Made represents managerial genius across all - not just business-related - spectrums. Exuberantly and undeniably fun, yet never frivolous or trivial, this book is a perceptive, instructive work that addresses serious issues in management and business strategy. Each entry describes a feat of management brilliance, extracts the invaluable lessons it contains, and explores its ultimate impact."--Jacket
The ultimate business library : 50 books that shaped management thinking by Stuart Crainer( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summaries of fifty influential business books include contributions from Peter Drucker, Dale Carnegie, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, W. Edwards Deming, and Tom Peters
The ultimate book of business gurus : 110 thinkers who really made a difference by Stuart Crainer( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ultimate Book of Business Gurus is a completely original A-to-Z guide filled with 50 succinct biographies and 60 mini-profiles of the most fascinating and influential business thinkers - from historical figures like Sun-Tzu to contemporary gurus like Peter Senge - along with clear summaries of their intriguing theories. But this book is NOT just a breathy recitation of big egos and grand ideas. You'll also find smart, balanced assessments of how those ideas stand up today, complete with affirmative and dissenting opinions, quotations from articles and interviews, and a bibliography of the gurus' published books
Business the Jack Welch way : ten secrets of the world's greatest turnaround king by Stuart Crainer( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Business the Jack Welch Way takes you behind the scenes to trace the remarkable career - and uncover the successful business strategies - of the man who's often called the most powerful CEO in America. What does he most value? How does he compare running gigantic GE to operating a corner grocery store? And how did the most acclaimed S.O.B. of the eighties transform himself into a role model of 21st-century management?" "You'll learn the answers to these questions (and plenty more) as this fast, fun, and enlightening book unfolds the ten key secrets of this incredible turnaround king."--Jacket
Business the Rupert Murdoch way : 10 secrets of the world's greatest deal maker by Stuart Crainer( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business the Rupert Murdoch Way takes you into the mind of the famous media mogul - and to the heart of his phenomenal success. Fascinating and instructive, this book reveals the key business strategies and fundamental philosophies of a communications kingpin that so many people love to hate. Business the Rupert Murdoch Way gives you the opportunity to learn tricks-of-the-trade from the ultimate deal-maker
The future of leadership : riding the corporate rapids into the 21st century by Randall P White( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An identification of the skills necessary to encompass and exploit changes inherent in business, life and management
Gravy training : inside the business of business schools by Stuart Crainer( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Crainer and Dearlove conducted extensive research and interviewed hundreds of administrators and faculty members to find out if business schools deliver on their promises and discern what their futures may hold. Their page-turning examination of the B-school phenomenon contains provocative stories and startling facts about the incredible speaking and consulting fees charged by B-school stars. They delve into the power networks that link alumni, show how academic affiliations affect the way top CEOs do their jobs, and reveal how Business Week and other media rankings drive business school curricula."--Jacket
Key management ideas : thinkers that changed the management world by Stuart Crainer( Book )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book will deliver influential management initiatives to managers and students in a concise, accessible & practical form. For each key initiative, the book will outline the potential benefits & pitfalls and the first steps to implementation
The ultimate book of business quotations( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Guan li zhen yan lu " sou ji le zhi hui, ji dong ren xin, huan le, ping yong, kun jiong he wu yi yi de ge yan jing ju, bing xuan zi shi jie shang zui jie chu, zui you si xiang, zui tan lan he zui zen me de shang ye tou nao. ben shu shi an zhao wo men suo zhi de fan ying zhen shi shang ye sheng huo de biao ti zu zhi de
The ultimate book of business brands : insights from the world's 50 greatest brands by Des Dearlove( Book )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Case studies include: Benetton ; Coca-Cola ; Disney ; Gillette ; Goodyear ; Hewlett-Packard Holiday Inn ; Hertz Car Hire ; Holiday Inn ; Hoover IBM ; Intel ; Kellogg's ; Kodak ; Lego ; Levi-Strauss ; Marlboro ; McDonald's ; Mercedes-Benz ; Microsoft ; Nescafe ; Nike Red Cross ; Reuters ; Rolls-Royce ; Sony ; Swatch ; Toyota ; Virgin ; Xerox ; Yamaha
Makers of management : men and women who changed the business world by David Clutterbuck( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate business guru book : the greatest thinkers who made management by Stuart Crainer( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work provides summaries of the strategic business thinking of a range of business "gurus", along with an assessment of the impact that these thinkers have had on the business world. It is intended to offer a fast path into the ideas of those who have made a difference
Thinkers 50 leadership : organizational success through leadership by Stuart Crainer( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cutting-edge ideas in management, innovation, and strategy from one of the leading producer of business thought leadership. Indian business experts are leading the world when it comes to innovative business thinking. Thinkers50: Business Thought Leaders from India culls the best of the best of Indian thinkers. Each book in the Thinkers50 series provides a concise explanation of the central ideas and context that are making a difference, including specific examples and cases drawn from the original sources. Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove are the creators of the Thinkers50--the influential global ranking of management thought leaders. Their work led Management Today to describe them as "market makers par excellence.""--
Generation entrepreneur : shape today's business reality, create tomorrow's wealth, do your own thing by Stuart Crainer( Book )

16 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Business, the universe & everything : conversations with the world's greatest management thinkers by Stuart Crainer( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text offers business ideas from some of the world's leading management thinkers, including Tom Peters, Charles Handy and Tony Buzan. This collection of interviews gives business professionals first-hand insight into how great ideas are generated
Leadership the Sven-Göran Eriksson way : how to turn your team into winners by Julian M Birkinshaw( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadership the Sven-Göran Eriksson Way examines the leadership style of the Egnland football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson. Our argument is that Eriksson's aproach is important because it brilliantly exemplifies a new leaderhip which defies conventional and historical stereotypes of how leaders think and behave. Eriksson is not a tub-thumping bellower of orders. He is no dictator. Instead he is a modern leadership archetype, a leader we can all learn from. From Leadership the Sven-Göran Eriksson Way
The ultimate business library : 75 books that made management by Stuart Crainer( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A freethinker's A-Z of the new world of business by Stuart Crainer( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The management century : a critical review of 20th century thought and practice
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Крейнер, Стюарт

クレイナー, スチュアート

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The Financial times handbook of managementThe 75 greatest management decisions ever made-- and 21 of the worstThe ultimate business library : 50 books that shaped management thinkingThe ultimate book of business gurus : 110 thinkers who really made a differenceBusiness the Jack Welch way : ten secrets of the world's greatest turnaround kingBusiness the Rupert Murdoch way : 10 secrets of the world's greatest deal makerThe future of leadership : riding the corporate rapids into the 21st centuryGravy training : inside the business of business schools