Conflict is an inevitable part of life, according to this ancient Chinese classic of strategy, but everything necessary to deal with conflict wisely, honourably and victoriously is already present within us. Compiled more than two thousand years ago by a mysterious warrior-philosopher, "The Art of War" is still perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world, as eagerly studied in Asia by modern politicians and executives as it has been by military leaders since ancient times.As a study of the anatomy of organizations in conflict, "The Art of War" applies to competition and conflict in general, on every level from the interpersonal to the international. Its aim is invincibility, victory without battle, and unassailable strength through understanding the physics, politics, and psychology of conflict. The reader, David Warrilow, is an award-winning actor of international repute and is particularly well known for his interpretations of the work of Samuel Beckett, who wrote a play, "A Piece of Monologue", especially for him. He has worked with Woody Allen, Philip Glass, Peter Sellars, and Robert Wilson.
"Thomas Cleary's translation of Sun Tzu's two-thousand-year-old "Art of War" makes immediately relevant one of the greatest Chinese classical texts. Absorb this book, and you can throw out all those contemporary books about management leadership."--"Newsweek"
Format: Audio CD
Published: 12th February 2008
Dimensions (cm): 12.3 x 14.8 x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.1