Author(s): Tom Butler-Bowdon (Introduction by); Sun Tzu
The original and bestselling leadership book
Sun Tzu's ideas on survival and success have been read acrossthe world for centuries. Today they can still be applied tobusiness, politics and life. The Art of War demonstrates howto win without conflict. It shows that with enough intelligence andplanning, it is possible to conquer with a minimum of force andlittle destruction.
This luxury hardback edition includes an introduction by TomButler-Bowdon that draws out lessons for managers and businessleaders, and highlights the power of Sun Tzu's thinking in everydaylife.
Sun Tzu lived 2,500 years ago, in Northern China. He is believed to have been a brilliant military strategist in the warring states period, and his famous book The Art of War recorded his ideas on military tactics and winning battles. While little is known about the man himself, his work continues to influence both Asian and Western culture and politics. Tom Butler-Bowdon is the author of five bestselling books on classic self-help and motivational writing. He has been described by USA Today as 'a true scholar of this type of literature.' His first book, 50 Self-Help Classics, won the 2004 Benjamin Franklin award.
Foreword. An Introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon. Part I. THE ART OF WAR. Part II. THE SAYINGS OF WU TZU.