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First, Break All the Rules. Washington, DC : Gallup Press , 1999


Gallup Press

Review: “They actually have vastly different styles and backgrounds. Yet despite their differences, great managers share one common trait: They don’t hesitate to break virtually every rule held sacred by conventional wisdom. They don’t believe that, with enough training, a person can achieve anything he sets his mind to. They don’t try to help people overcome their weaknesses. And, yes, they even play favorites. In this longtime management bestseller, Gallup presents the remarkable findings of its massive in-depth study of great managers. Some were in leadership positions. Others were front-line supervisors. Some were in Fortune 500 companies; others were key players in small, entrepreneurial firms. Whatever their circumstances, the managers who ultimately became the focus of Gallup’s research were those who excelled at turning each individual employee’s talent into high performance.”

Authors - Buckingham, Marcus, Coffman, Curt


Buckingham, Marcus, Coffman, Curt


Gallup Press


Pub. L. 95–454, 92 Stat. 1111

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