The Art of War

Author: Sunzi

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780140439199

Category: History

Page: 325

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An accessible new translation considers the author's lifetime and the context of his work in light of the Warring States period, providing two copies of the original text, one verbatim and the other complemented by running commentary by the translator and by classical Chinese scholars. Reprint.

Mastering the Art of War

Author: Liang Zhuge,Ji Liu

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1590302648

Category: Philosophy

Page: 209

View: 8273

Composed by two prominent statesmen-generals of classical China, this book develops the strategies of Sun Tzu's classic, The Art of War , into a complete handbook of organization and leadership. The great leaders of ancient China who were trained in Sun Tzu's principles understood how war is waged successfully, both materially and mentally, and how victory and defeat follow clear social, psychological, and environmental laws. Drawing on episodes from the panorama of Chinese history, Mastering the Art of War presents practical summaries of these essential laws along with tales of conflict and strategy that show in concrete terms the proper use of Sun Tzu's principles. The book also examines the social and psychological aspects of organization and crisis management. The translator's introduction surveys the Chinese philosophies of war and conflict and explores in depth the parallels between The Art of War and the oldest handbook of strategic living, the I Ching (Book of Changes).

The art of war (Illustrated)

Author: Sun Tzu

Publisher: FV Éditions

ISBN: 2366682360

Category: History

Page: 80

View: 3847

Written in the fifth century B.C. by Sun Tzu, a high-ranking military general, the Art of War still remain the most celebrated military treatise in the literature of China.

The Art of War

Author: Sun-tzu,Wu Sun Lin

Publisher: LONG RIVER PRESS

ISBN: 9781592650002

Category: History

Page: 158

View: 1574

An ancient Chinese treatise on war stresses the importance of speed, sound tactics, subterfuge, discipline, appropriate form of attack, and accurate intelligence.

The Art of War by Sun Tzu

New Modern Edition

Author: Sun Tzu

Publisher: Classics Press

ISBN: 1938412001

Category: History

Page: 40

View: 6903

The Art of War is a classic of military strategy. It is ascribed to Sun Tzu, also called Sunzi or Sun Wu, a quasi-legendary figure. The work has been dated from between the 6th to the 3rd century BCE. It is known worldwide and is considered required reading for students of political and military science. As with other classics, many of its themes are timeless. Quotations from the work can be meaningful apart from the thousands of years which separate us from the time and place of its creation. The Art of War is itself a brief work. However, it is generally packaged with extensive commentary and additional essays, so that it appears to be a book of around 200 pages or more. (This new modern edition is only 40 pages in length.) Much of what is added to these editions is only interesting to academics or students of the minutiae of history. At the same time, the intentions of readers tends to be to find out what it is that makes this work such a classic, not learn about the history of its commentaries. This new edition meant to address the needs of the modern reader. By honing the language down to clear formulations, The Art of War can be more readily understood, more enjoyable to read, and more relevant to today. The English is based on the original translation by Lionel Giles. The 1910 English prose of Giles is awkward to our modern ears, and slows down our reading and appreciation of this classic. The new modern edition of The Art of War is meant to communicate the authentic essence and meaning of this work in modern, accessible English prose. This version is an abridgement, a shortened form of a work which nevertheless retains the same meaning and upholds the unity of the original. Abridgement is foremost a cutting away of the inessential parts, which ends up in condensing the work. The key to abridging is to ensure the prose is extremely clear and transparent in meaning, requiring little additional guidance or interpretation to reach understanding.

The Art of War

Author: Tzu Sun

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465013279

Category: History

Page: 384

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The Art of War is almost certainly the most famous study of strategy ever written and has had an extraordinary influence on the history of warfare. The principles Sun-tzu expounded were utilized brilliantly by such great Asian war leaders as Mao Tse-tung, Giap, and Yamamoto. First translated two hundred years ago by a French missionary, Sun-tzu’s Art of War has been credited with influencing Napoleon, the German General Staff, and even the planning for Desert Storm. Many Japanese companies make this book required reading for their key executives. And increasingly, Western businesspeople and others are turning to the Art of War for inspiration and advice on how to succeed in competitive situations of all kinds. Unlike most editions of Sun-tzu currently available (many simply retreads of older, flawed translations), this superb new translation makes use of the best available classical Chinese manuscripts, including the ancient “tomb text” version discovered by archaeologists at Linyi, China. Ralph Sawyer, an outstanding Western scholar of ancient Chinese warfare and a successful businessman in his own right, places this classic work of strategy in its proper historical context. Sawyer supplies a portrait of Sun-tzu’s era and outlines several battles of the period that may have either influenced Sun-tzu or been conducted by him. While appreciative of the philosophical richness of the Art of War, this edition stresses Sun-tzu’s practical origins and presents a translation that is both accurate and accessible.

The Art of War

Sun Tzu: in Plain English

Author: D E Tarver

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1462041043

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 180

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Book One of The Warrior Series Sun Tzu and Sun Pin's timeless strategic masterpieces are constantly analyzed and interpreted by leaders worldwide. For the first time ever, author D.E. Tarver explains the classic texts, The Art of War by Sun Tzu and The Art of Warfare by Sun Pin, in plain English. War is the perfect training ground for teaching Sun Tzu's ancient philosophies to attaining victory over an opponent. The Art of War outlines the steps for outwitting the enemy, be it an army of 10,000 or an unresponsive client. The Art of War teaches leaders strategies to attain victory by: Knowing when to stand up to an opponent, and when to back down. How to be confident without being overly confident. Considering the cost of the campaign before launching an attack. Avoiding an opponent's strengths and striking his weaknesses. "The one who is first to the field of battle has time to rest, while his opponent rushes into the conflict weary and confused. The first will be fresh and alert. The second will waste most of his energy trying to catch up." Be the first to the battlefield with The Art of War.

Sun Tzu's The Art of War

A 52 brilliant ideas interpretation

Author: Karen McCreadie

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

ISBN: 1907755381

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 128

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Karen McCreadie’s thoroughly up-to-date interpretation of Sun Tzu's The Art of War illustrates Master Sun’s two thousand-year-old principles of battlefield tactics and strategies with modern case studies to enable 21st century leaders to transform their organizations.

The Art of War

The Original Treatise on Military Strategy

Author: Sun Tzu

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781936041053

Category: History

Page: 62

View: 4736

Offering ancient wisdom on how to use skill, cunning, tactics and discipline to outwit your opponent, this 2000 year old military manual is still worshipped by soldiers on the battlefield and managers in the boardroom as the ultimate guide to winning.

Sun Tzu's The Art of War

Bilingual Edition Complete Chinese and English Text

Author: Sun Tzu

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462905129

Category: History

Page: 256

View: 7802

Sun Tzu's The Art of War has been the premier manual of Chinese military strategy for the past two millennia and, as thousands of Asian businessmen can attest, this classic work is as applicable to the corporate world as it is to the battlefield. This is the only contemporary edition of the classic Lionel Giles translation to contain all of the translator's original notes, to help you better understand Sun Tzu's powerful maxims and apply them in your daily life. John Minford's foreword brings insights to this classic text and its timeless relevance to the modern world. BILINGUAL EDITION: COMPLETE CHINESE AND ENGLISH TEXT This edition also marks the first time Giles' translation has been converted to Hanyu Pinyin—the standard Chinese romanization system. Additionally, the book contains the full Chinese language version of the text, along with Giles' extensive notes, with their original Chinese text references to the historical Chinese commentators, making this edition a treasure to military scholars, martial artists, and those planning to use Sun Tzu's strategies to conquer the business world. Sun Tzu's book will arm you with the knowledge that has allowed those who have studied this classic to gain victory—and often, total domination—over those who remain ignorant of its sage advice.

The Art of War for Security Managers

10 Steps to Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness

Author: Scott Watson

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080522012

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 200

View: 834

The classic book The Art of War (or as it is sometimes translated, The Art of Strategy) by Sun Tzu is often used to illustrate principles that can apply to the management of business environments. The Art of War for Security Managers is the first book to apply the time-honored principles of Sun Tzu’s theories of conflict to contemporary organizational security. Corporate leaders have a responsibility to make rational choices that maximize return on investment. The author posits that while conflict is inevitable, it need not be costly. The result is an efficient framework for understanding and dealing with conflict while minimizing costly protracted battles, focusing specifically on the crucial tasks a security manager must carry out in a 21st century organization. * Includes an appendix with job aids the security manager can use in day-to-day workplace situations * Provides readers with a framework for adapting Sun Tzu's theories of conflict within their own organizations * From an author who routinely packs the room at his conference presentations

The Art Of War

Author: N.A

Publisher: Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd

ISBN: 9781845575182

Category: Military art and science

Page: 96

View: 5167

Sun Tzu and his principles for the conduct of warfare have been the subject of serious study the world over. "The Art of War" has been popularised in business and management texts on account of its amazing relevance to the world of business, sports, and diplomacy as well as to personal lives. Sun Tzu is the most frequently quoted Chinese personality in the world today.

Sun Tzu the Art of War & Basketball

Author: Daniel Peers - Hoegen

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1447775686

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

View: 2721

The wisdom, philosophy and lessons of the historic Chinese War general Sun Tzu are applied to the game of basketball in this extensively illustrated book. The goal of Sun Tzu The Art of War & Basketball is to be a tool used by players and coaches to reflect, improve their understanding of basketball and hopefully help elevate their skills to another level with a new mental approach to the game. The great power of the book is its ability to teach and propose a disciplined and composed approach to the game and cultivate an intense desire to win. Sun Tzu The Art of War & Basketball is for anyone who loves basketball and enjoys the pursuit of victory.

The Illustrated Art of War

Author: Samuel B. Griffith

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195189995

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 4624

Seventy-five color and black-and-white images are featured in this striking illustrated edition of the classic, two-thousand-year-old work on combat, military strategy, and leadership.

The Art of War

A New Translation

Author: Sunzi

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 250

View: 2529

An ancient Chinese treatise on war stresses the importance of speed, sound tactics, subterfuge, discipline, appropriate forms of attack, and accurate intelligence.

Deciphering Sun Tzu

How to Read 'The Art of War'

Author: Derek M. C. Yuen

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199373515

Category: History

Page: 214

View: 9644

Published in the United Kingdom in 2014 by C. Hurst & Co.

Art of War for the Management Warrior

Author: Gary Gagliardi

Publisher: Science of Strategy

ISBN: 1929194447

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 191

View: 1412

The new paperback version of the world's most popular book on strategy adapted for managers plus a free download of audio book. The book includes the complete text of Sun Tzu's Art of War on the left-hand pages and a direct adaptation to management on the facing pages. The book includes the keys for a FREE download of the MP3 of the complete audio book for listening on Ipods or similar devices.

The Art of War-- Spirituality for Conflict

Annotated & Explained

Author: Sun-Tzu,Thomas Huynh

Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing

ISBN: 1594732442

Category: History

Page: 210

View: 1001

Written 2,500 years ago by Chinese general Sun Tzu, The Art of War is a masterpiece of military strategy still in use in war colleges around the world. Yet its principles transcend warfare and have practical applications to all the conflicts and crises we face in our lives?in our workplaces, our families, even within ourselves. Thomas Huynh guides you through Sun Tzu?s masterwork, highlighting principles that encourage a perceptive and spiritual approach to conflict, enabling you to:Prevent conflicts before they arisePeacefully resolve conflicts when they do ariseAct with courage, intelligence and benevolence in adversarial situationsConvert potential enemies into friendsControl your emotions before they control you