Search Results: "F. Peter Model"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1991

"A savvy insider's vastly entertaining line on aspects of the money game."
The sassy memoirs of a still young woman who had a short and bittersweet but financially rewarding career as an index options trader at the American Stock Exchange. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 29, 1968

The humanist view of the world which always held to some fundamental truth about experience, whether objective or subjective, has for a long while now been on the defensive. Read full book review >

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Released: May 10, 1950

"A text that bears out Drucker's proved clarity of thinking in previous methods of presentation of ideas by charts and diagrams."
A provocative, interesting book — a non-Utopian, workable politi-economic model for our present-day industrial society which examines economic, governmental and social aspects of industrial enterprise and presents the author's theories of the desired threefold function of enterprise. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 11, 1990

"A fine contribution to a service sector that could use a management handbook of its very own."
From a management sage of unrivaled stature (The New Realities, 1989, etc.), philosophical as well as practical guidance on running nonprofit institutions. Read full book review >

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MANAGING IN A TIME OF GREAT CHANGE by Peter F. Drucker
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 16, 1995

"In brief: wise, wide-ranging guidance on issues that promise to engage the attention of leaders and followers through the end of the century and beyond."
Like the Energizer Bunny, Drucker just keeps on going, and going . . . beating the drum for perceptive, responsible management in the public as well as private sectors. Read full book review >

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JUDAS UNCHAINED by Peter F. Hamilton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 28, 2006

"Overstuffed yet often compelling, with dazzling action sequences, equally often merely ponderous, Hamilton's huge saga adheres to space-opera tropes with trancelike devotion: worth a try, but too long by half."
Continuation of Hamilton's behemoth of a space opera, the 900-plus page Pandora's Star (2004, not reviewed). Read full book review >

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MISSPENT YOUTH by Peter F. Hamilton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 16, 2008

"Flowers for Algernon, centering on sex instead of brains."
Terse—for Hamilton (The Dreaming Void, 2008, etc.)—yarn, first published in the United Kingdom in 2002, about rejuvenation and its consequences. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 28, 2006

"Not for the mathematically faint of heart, but a serious, rarefied attempt to construe reality outside the dominant paradigm."
Vigorous forays into the thickets of time and space in pursuit of absolutes. Read full book review >

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THE NEW REALITIES by Peter F. Drucker
Released: June 1, 1989

"Judgment calls and analyses that are (for a welcome change) trenchant, not trendy."
Provocative, wide-angle perspectives on contemporary sociopolitical and economic issues from a wise old head who has long since transcended his status as a management guru. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"His own story, however, turns out to be mundane. (8 pages b&w photos)"
Alexander sets a standard of thoroughness for future works on Paton, but the treasures unearthed by his impressive research are few and far between in this tell-too-much biography. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A NIGHT WITHOUT STARS by Peter F. Hamilton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"An atomic blast of a yarn. Hamilton in peak form and absolutely not to be missed."
Hamilton's latest (a relatively slender 704 pages) brings to a furious boil the two-book saga (The Abyss Beyond Dreams, 2014) describing human colony planet Bienvenido's unremitting battle against the hostile alien Fallers. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1986

"An agreeable blend of ad-rem commentary and prescriptive counsel, with durable appeal for a broad readership."
Another 37 pieces of Drucker's lively mind. Read full book review >