The 80/20 Principle

The 80/20 Principle

The Secret of Achieving More With Less

Book - 2008 | New, updated ed.
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How anyone can be more effective with less effort by learning how to identify and leverage the 80/20 principle--the well-known, unpublicized secret that 80 percent of all our results in business and in life stem from a mere 20 percent of our efforts.

The 80/20 principle is one of the great secrets of highly effective people and organizations.

Did you know, for example, that 20 percent of customers account for 80 percent of revenues? That 20 percent of our time accounts for 80 percent of the work we accomplish? The 80/20 Principle shows how we can achieve much more with much less effort, time, and resources, simply by identifying and focusing our efforts on the 20 percent that really counts. Although the 80/20 principle has long influenced today's business world, author Richard Koch reveals how the principle works and shows how we can use it in a systematic and practical way to vastly increase our effectiveness, and improve our careers and our companies.

The unspoken corollary to the 80/20 principle is that little of what we spend our time on actually counts. But by concentrating on those things that do, we can unlock the enormous potential of the magic 20 percent, and transform our effectiveness in our jobs, our careers, our businesses, and our lives.
Publisher: New York : Crown Business, c2008.
Edition: New, updated ed.
ISBN: 9780385491747
0385491743
Branch Call Number: 650.1 KOCH
Characteristics: xvi, 269 p. : ill

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PatEe
Jan 04, 2016

Every one has their own formula for success, and this has its valid points - but it is just another self help book.

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JudithE
Aug 08, 2015

Great book, generally useful. I'm going to buy myself a copy.

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