Gurus On People Management

Sultan Kermally

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This book is a one-stop guide to the world’s most important writers on managing people. It summarises all the key concepts and the contribution of each of the leading thinkers in the field, with pro’s and con’s of each theory.

Managers HAVE to manage people. It is the most difficult and yet the most rewarding function. This book is more than just a summary of the key concepts, it offers valuable insights into their application and value, including national and international real-life case studies that reflect some of the key issues of managing people.


  1. The challenges of managing people
  2. Fredrick Winslow Taylor
  3. Elton Mayo
  4. Abraham Maslow
  5. Douglas McGregor
  6. Frederick Herzberg
  7. Victor Vroom
  8. Chris Argyris
  9. John Adair
  10. Warren Bennis
  11. Rosabeth Moss Kanter
  12. Peter Senge
  13. Geert Hofstede
  14. Ikujiro Nonako
  15. Charles Handy
  16. Peter Drucker
  17. Managing people issues in practice
  18. Great companies to work for
  19. A to Z of managing people

The author

Sultan Kermally is an experienced management development consultant and trainer. He has held senior management positions with Management Centre Europe in Brussels, London Business School and The Economist Intelligence Unit. He tutors MBA models on Strategy, Managing Knowledge, Strategic Marketing and International Business for both the Durham and Open University Business Schools. He is the author of eight books, including The Management Toolkit, Gurus on Marketing and Developing and Managing Talent (all published by Thorogood).

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