Last edited by Faegore
Thursday, April 23, 2020 | History

7 edition of F1rst among equals found in the catalog.

F1rst among equals

how to manage a group of professionals

by McKenna, Patrick J.

  • 211 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teams in the workplace.,
  • Leadership.,
  • Executives -- Training of.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 275) and index.

    Other titlesFirst among equals
    StatementPatrick J. McKenna, David H. Maister.
    ContributionsMaister, David H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD66 .M3946 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 290 p. :
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3585048M
    ISBN 100743225511
    LC Control Number2002283385
    OCLC/WorldCa49548284

    Get this from a library! First among equals. [Jeffrey Archer] -- A tale which chronicles the lives of four men over the course of three decades of bitter rivalry, during which they battle to attain Great Britain's most powerful office, that of Prime Minister.


Share this book
You might also like
Studies of droplet behaviour in spray drying towers.

Studies of droplet behaviour in spray drying towers.

Devonian strata of the Afton-Onaway area, Michigan

Devonian strata of the Afton-Onaway area, Michigan

Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 (Act 164) & rules

Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 (Act 164) & rules

A Faithful narrative of Elizabeth Wilson; who was executed at Chester, Jan. 3, 1786. Charged with the murder of her twin infants.

A Faithful narrative of Elizabeth Wilson; who was executed at Chester, Jan. 3, 1786. Charged with the murder of her twin infants.

Theodore Roosevelt and his English correspondents: a special relationship of friends

Theodore Roosevelt and his English correspondents: a special relationship of friends

Feasibility Study of Geochemical Sampling of Arctic Coastal Streams by Helicopter Based on A Department of Transport Icebreaker.

Feasibility Study of Geochemical Sampling of Arctic Coastal Streams by Helicopter Based on A Department of Transport Icebreaker.

Isabel

Isabel

Rail safety

Rail safety

new Russian poets, 1953-1966

new Russian poets, 1953-1966

F1rst among equals by McKenna, Patrick J. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Maister's earlier "Managing the Professional Service Firm" (see my review), for example, focused on the firm itself, while "First Among Equals: How to Manage a Group of Professionals" is also true to its title, concentrating on the professionals which make up professional service by: First Among Equals is an epic saga which follows the lives (including scandals, wives and lies) of four British MP's.

The book spans more than 20 years and would be nowhere near as good were it not for Archer's superb writing style. Charles Seymoure is the ruthless second son of a wealthy Earl and will literally stop at nothing to make No his home/5. First Among There’s plenty of appeal right there but adding to it is the real historical events that are mentioned and included as /5().

Find out more about First Among Equals by Patrick J. McKenna, David H. Maister at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & ed on: Ap   Competently managing a group of peers is unquestionably among the most difficult of workplace tasks, but key steps that produce success are laid out so clearly by consultants Patrick J.

McKenna and David H. Maister in First Among Equals that even those who completely lack experience should find the process feasible and effective.

McKenna and Maister focus on leading teams/5. Among the summaries and analysis available for First Among Equals, there are 1 Short Summary and 2 Book Reviews. Depending on the study guide provider (SparkNotes, Shmoop, etc.), the resources below will generally offer First Among Equals chapter summaries, quotes, and analysis of themes, characters, and symbols.

FIRST AMONG EQUALS speaks directly to those who have gone from focusing on their own performance to being a group manager in charge of leading others. From understanding the group leader role to setting terms of reference and effectively dealing with talented prima donnas, McKenna and Maister present a thorough introduction to managing and.

First Among Equals Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother’s strength — and the will to realize his destiny Simon Kerslake’s father sacrificed everything to make sure his son’s dreams come true.

Now it. First among Equals by Jeffrey Archer in CHM, EPUB, FB3 download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().

So what is my purpose in describing the above within a book review. Well I offer to you that 'First Among Equals' is logically a complementary read for the politically minded generation Y, and that in describing the United Kingdom's Westminster system of government they will become more rounded in their knowledge of the Australian political scene.

F1rst Among Equals: How to Manage a Group of Professionals View larger image. By: David H. Maister and Patrick J. Mckenna. Sign Up Now. Book Details Book Quality: Publisher Quality ISBN Related ISBNs: Publisher: The Free Press Date of Addition. Review the key ideas in the book First Among Equals by Patrick McKenna & David Maister in a condensed Soundview Executive Book Summary.

Summaries & book reviews of the year's top business books - in text and audio formats. First Among Equals BOOK ONE THE BACK BENCHES PROLOGUE WEDNESDAY 10 APRIL IF CHARLES GURNEY Seymour had been born nine minutes earlier he would have become an earl, inherited a.

First Among Equals. BOOK ONE THE BACK BENCHES. PROLOGUE WEDNESDAY 10 APRIL IF CHARLES GURNEY Seymour had been born nine minutes earlier he would have become an earl, inherited a castle Cited by: 3. TO LEAD A NATIONFrom Jeffrey Archer, author of the bestselling Kane & Abel, comes this spellbinding tale in its complete and original form, published for the first time in the U.S.

First Among Equals chronicles the lives of four extraordinary men who battle for a prize that only one of them can win-;to become Prime Minister. CHARLES SEYMOUR: An accident of birth kept him from an earldom, but 2/5(1). Buy a cheap copy of First Among Equals book by Jeffrey Archer.

Playing for the highest stakes of all In the s, four ambitious new MPs take their seats at Westminster. Over three decades they share the turbulent passions Free shipping over $Cited by: 3. Unfolding over three decades, their honor will be tested, their loyalties betrayed, and their love of family and country challenged.

But in a game where there is a first among equals, only one can /5(7). First Among Equals is an exciting political drama, by master storyteller, Jeffrey Archer.

In the s, four ambitious new MPs take their seats at Westminster. Over three decades they share the turbulent passions and upheavals of the race for power with their wives and families, men and women caught up in a dramatic game for the highest stakes of all.

From strangers to rivals, four men embark on a journey for the highest stakes of all-the keys to No. 10 Downing Street. Unfolding over three decades, their honor will be tested, their loyalties betrayed, and their love of family and country challenged.

But in a game where there is a first among equals, only one can triumph/5(38). First Among Equals () About book: This is a story about four very driven characters competing in the British political environment from -all aspiring to be Prime Minister one day:Charles Seymour (Viscount)- an Eton/Oxford graduate born to money and banking - obviously a Tory (Conservative) but also an aristocratic, arrogant snob.

Doesn't have much luck with wives, nor the. First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - First Among Equals by Archer, Jeffrey - AbeBooks Passion for books.

TC Already that committee has produced the first of the ISO 14 0 0 0 series sta n d a r ds which are sure to re c e i v e equal and possibly more atten-tion during the next few ye a r s than the ISO series.

– The character of sta n d a rd i z ation for ISO’s members in Europe has. Publisher's Summary In Jeffrey Archer's First Among Equals, Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength - and the will to realize his destiny.

Simon Kerslake's father sacrificed everything to make sure his son's dreams come true. The book's title refers to the role of the Supreme Court as the highest of the three constitutionally equal branches of government.

Starr writes, "It is, as Bush v. Gore demonstrated, first among equals, the branch of government with the authoritative role in vital issues" (p. xxvii).

Starr makes the obligatory reference to Marbury v. Download PDF First Among Equals book full free. The first full-length study devoted to examining new roles and responsibilities of the chief academic officer—now more often called vice president for academic affairs or provost than the traditional academic dean— First Among Equals addresses the need for vision and leadership by these.

"First Among Equals is a treasure chest of extraordinary value. Open it up and between its covers you'll find an unparalleled source of wisdom from two highly seasoned and extraordinarily credible : Free Press.

First Among Equals. Table of Contents Title Page PROLOGUE BOOK ONE - THE BACK BENCHES CHAPTER ONE CHAPTER TWO CHAPTER THREE BOOK TWO - JUNIOR OFFICE Overnight it became his study—full of ever-changing library and school books, the former often returned late, using up Ray’s meager pocket money in fines.

An American cruise liner, the SS Kansas Star, rescues a handful of sailors, among them Harry and the third officer, an American named Tom Bradshaw. When Bradshaw dies in the night, Harry seizes on the chance to escape his tangled past and assumes his landing in America, however, Bradshaw quickly learns the mistake he has made, when 3/5(25).

From strangers to rivals, four men embark on a journey for the highest stakes of all-the keys to No. 10 Downing Street. Unfolding over three decades, their honor will be tested, their loyalties betrayed, and their love of family and country challenged.

But in a game where there is a first among equals, only one can triumph/5(60). About the Author. Jeffrey Archer, whose novels and short stories include Kane and Abel, A Prisoner of Birth and Cat O' Nine Tales, has topped the bestseller lists around the world, with sales of over million copies.

He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction (seventeen times), /5(). Primus inter pares (Ancient Greek: Πρῶτος μεταξὺ ἴσων, prōtos metaxỳ ísōn) is a Latin phrase meaning first among is typically used as an honorary title for someone who is formally equal to other members of their group but is accorded unofficial respect, traditionally owing to their seniority in office.

Historically, the princeps senatus of the Roman Senate. The first full-length study devoted to examining new roles and responsibilities of the chief academic officer—now more often called vice president for academic affairs or provost than the traditional academic dean—First Among Equals addresses the need for vision and leadership by these individuals in an increasingly complex higher education environment.

From strangers to rivals, four men embark on a journey for the highest stakes of all-the keys to No. 10 Downing Street. Unfolding over three decades, their honor will be tested, their loyalties betrayed, and their love of family and country challenged.

But in a game where there is a first among equals. Access a free summary of First Among Equals, by Patrick McKenna and David H. Maister other business, leadership and nonfiction books on getAbstract.9/10(). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

- First Among Equals by Archer, Jeffrey. You Searched For: ISBN: This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

This book has clearly been well maintained and looked. First Among Equals follows the careers of four newly elects MPs as they seek to rise from the back benches to the highest office in the land. Written by someone who had been there and done that, as the saying goes, this book has the benefit of in depth knowledge that enables the reader to see how their MPs really worked during that period, and /5().

FIRST AMONG EQUALS is more than a catchy title of a book promoted as a guide to managing others in professional environments. When you finish reading this book and the depth of knowledge presented by its authors, you will agree that it is first among equals. Often times books written by two authors come across as disjointed or unconnected.4/5(30).

Buy First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 22 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

The ups and downs,of three English M.P.'s&#;one of whom will eventually become Prime Minister. Charles Hamilton is an earl's younger (non-inheriting) son, an Oxford grad who easily moves into a sure seat in Parliament.

(Says his Machiavellian wife Fiona: ""They don't count the Conservative vote in Sussex Downs, darling, they weigh it."") In future decades, however, Charles. Jeffrey Archer - First Among Equals.

Benn claimed that Kinnock’s naïveté and gauche approach as leader had been the single reason that the Labour party had not been returned to power.4/5(32).By highlighting the dynamics of negotiation, dialogue, influence, contingency, and competition at work in contemporary artistic practice, First Among Equals resists the notion that collaboration equals consensus and draws on the respective communities of the exhibition’s curators.

Philadelphia participants include Bodega, Alex Da Corte, Extra.Jeffrey Archer’s collection of books spans to quite a big number.

Some of them have also been adapted for television series and films. He also has non-ficiton books penned after his time in prison. More of his best-sellers include;-First Among Equals A Matter of Honor A Twist in the Tale As the Crow Flies Honor Among Thieves The fourth Estate.