by Sun Tzu Strategies Authors
Imagine that Sun Tzu was with us today. Imagine that, upon retiring from the battlefield, he went into business as a CEO, or joined the executive team of a small business. How would he adapt his principles from The Art of War to wage war and peace and build a business empire? That’s the question at the heart of The Art of War for Small Business.
In Sun Tzu and the Art of Business, Mark R. McNeilly shows how Sun Tzu’s strategic principles can be successfully applied to modern business situations. Here are really two books in one: Mark McNeilly’s synthesis of Sun Tzu’s ideas into six strategic principles for the business executive, plus the entire text of Samuel B. Griffith’s popular translation of The Art of War.
Sun Tzu for Women is the businesswoman’s guide to success, based on the masterpiece of military strategy, The Art of War. Sun Tzu’s classic has shaped Eastern military and business thinking. In the West, its popularity continues to grow as managers and leaders apply its principles to their business challenges.
Long acknowledged as a classic text on strategy, Sun Tzu’s The Art of War had been admired by leaders as diverse as Mao Zedong and General Norman Schwartzkopf. However, written two thousand years old, the book can often be hard to fathom.
George Washington ranks as one of the great military leaders in history. The character traits he exemplified, and the leadership skills he employed, enabled him to defeat what was then the world’s most powerful nation.