Robert Waterman

Books by Robert Waterman


In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies

Available in: Paperback

The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.

Based on a study of forty-three of America's best-run companies from a diverse array of business sectors, In Search of Excellence describes eight basic principles of management -- action-stimulating, people-oriented, profit-maximizing practices -- that made these organizations successful.

Joining the HarperBusiness Essentials series, this phenomenal bestseller features a new Authors' Note, and reintroduces these vital principles in an accessible and practical way for today's management reader.


Adhocracy: The Power to Change

Available in: Paperback
In an era of accelerating change, the people, organizations, and national economies most likely to succeed are those with the ability to adjust and adapt. The coauthor of In Search of Excellence offers clear instructions on how to make adhocracy work. An essential handbook for managers at all levels.