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Sun Tzu

Get on the warpath at work

Sun Tzu Was a Sissy

by Stanley Bing

(Harper Collins)

Saturday, 13 May, 2006, 12:00am

It's tough at the top but corporate author finds humour too

Stanley Bing knows how to find humour even amid the treachery common in global corporate culture.

A senior executive in a multinational corporation as well as a best-selling author, he also writes a regular column in Fortune magazine - one of the latest of which compares chief executive officers with babies.

3 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Even businessmen quote sage

In your issue of March 20, your column, 'From the Corridors', suggests a somewhat extreme interpretation of the words used by President Jiang Zemin when he commented recently on the film Titanic.

26 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Off the shelf

The contemporary success of the ancient Chinese classics on military strategy has inspired another reincarnation in the form of The Complete Art of War, which combines Sun Tzu's Art of War with Sun Pin's Military Methods (Westview $250).

31 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Suspect secrets of success

THICK FACE, BLACK HEART Chu Chin-ning, Nicholas Brearley Publishing, $136 THE news leaked out in the 1980s that there really was a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow - and the people of Asia-Pacific had found it.

Or at least, that's how the Asian economic miracle must have seemed to business people all over the world.

13 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Just the business

JAMES Belasco offers advice on how to adapt your company to take advantage of a changing business climate in Teaching the Elephant to Dance (Century, $159). The title was apparently inspired by the fact that elephants can be trained from youth to stay in one place, and many companies do the same and fail.

13 Feb 1993 - 12:00am