Brain of the firm

Paperback, 417 pages

English language

Published Jan. 4, 1972 by John Wiley & Sons.

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"Stafford Beer is undoubtedly among the world's most provocative, creative, and profound thinkers on the subject of management, and he records his thinking with a flair that is unmatched. His writing is as much art as it is science. He is the most viable system I know." ―Dr Russell L Ackoff, The Institute for Interactive Management, Pennsylvania, USA

"If ... anyone can make it [Operations Research] understandably readable and positively interesting it is Stafford Beer . everyone in management ... should be grateful to him for using clear and at times elegant English and ... even elegant diagrams." ―The Economist

This is the second edition of a book which has already become a management 'standard' both in universities and on the bookshelves of managers and their advisers. Brain of the Firm develops an account of the firm based upon insights derived from the study of the human nervous system, and …

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