Sun Tzu by Sun-tzu

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Learn the strategic rules of Sun Tzu and how to incorporate them into your management style.

In this translation of The Art of War readers will benefit from the interpretations from other translators and strategist, as well as the 50 strategic rules, including:How to look for strategic turns to meet the competitionHow to attain strategic superiority and crush the competitionHow to plan surprise and stay ahead of the gameAnd more timeless wisdom that will allow you to compete and win in the dynamic business environment!

Business managers around the world have tapped into this ancient wisdom; it is time to master The Art of War for Managers for the existence and growth of your business!

 

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Sun Tzu was born around 544 B.C. Almost nothing is known about his life except that he was a Chinese military general who helped the King Ho-lu capture the city of Ying, bringing about the fall of the Ch'u state in 506 B.C.E. From this, Sun Tzu became known throughout the country as a wise and respected leader. Sun Tzu is best known today for a collection of essays called The Art of War, the oldest military treatise in the world. The text became known through translations by Father J. J. M. Amiot, a French Jesuit priest. The principles in the book are varied and include: "All warfare is based on deception," "The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting," and "The art of war is governed by five constant factors (1) The Moral Law; (2) Heaven; (3) Earth; (4) The Commander; (5) Method and discipline)". Sun Tzu is believed to have died in 496 B.C.E. Gerald A. Michaelson lectured on Sun Tzu in China at the invitation of the Chinese government. He traveled extensively throughout Asia as a management coach and delivered workshops on five continents. Steven Michaelson is president of FreshDirect, the fast-growing New York-area online retailer. Michaelson's thirty-year career includes marketing, merchandising, sales, and other leadership roles.
 
Published January 1, 2001 by Adams Media. 224 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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A clever, incisive look at great battles from Saratoga to the American invasion of North Korea at Inchon and their success or failure as per the principles of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War.

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Selected excerpts and quotes attributed to Sun Tzu provide the basis of Cheung’s suggested strategies for financial success.

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Seattle PI

This is true in any organization, the sergeants will treat the soldiers the way the platoon leader treats them, who treat the sergeants the way the captains treat them, etc.

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TimesUnion.com

The Art of War was probably written by Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu sometime around 500 B.C.

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