Vladimir Putin

Waterman, Robert H. Jr.

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The secret of excellence. The move toward excellence. The role of courtesy. MBWA: Management by Wandering Around. Exemplary anecdotes of Hewlett-Packard, Procter & Gamble, Delta, Bata, McDonald's, Arco, Frito-Lay. Successful change programs. Importance of listening, analysing, creating an urgency for change, the accumulation of activities, involving lots of people. Leadership as guided autonomy rather than as control. The importance of follow-up. Success breeds success.