The Warrior's Apprentice: Sun Tzu's The Art of War as Your First Guide to Competitive Strategy

The Warrior's Apprentice: Sun Tzu's The Art of War as Your First Guide to Competitive Strategy

by Gary Gagliardi, Sun Tzu

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Winner of the Independent Publishers Book Award, Youth Nonfiction.

The Art of War for young adults. This ebook contains the only award-winning translation of Sun Tzu's The Art of War (not the incomplete public domain versions) and an line-by-line explanation for using these methods of meeting everyday challenges of young adults in school or moving into the job market. Each stanza of the original work is followed by a stanza translating the military terms into strategic concepts people can use every day.

The book is a simple introduction to the concepts of Sun Tzu's strategy of winning without conflict. It contains an Preface and Introduction explaining the underlying philosophy of Sun Tzu's competitive system and a glossary of the main Chinese concepts.

NOT BASED ON PUBLIC DOMAIN ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS, which are consider fragmentary by today's standards. Contains Gary Gagliardi's 2001 award-winning translation of Sun Tzu, one of the few complete translation of the work, and the only one used as the basis of translation of Sun Tzu in other languages.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013936157
Publisher: Science of Strategy Institute
Publication date: 03/06/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 746 KB

About the Author

Gary Gagliardi is a multiple award-winning author, successful high-tech entrepreneur, an internationally-known strategic trainer, and America's leading authority on the ancient Chinese system of Sun Tzu.

Among his accomplishments are:

- Authoring over two dozen books on technology, business, marketing, and self-help, with ten of his books winning award recognition in eleven different non-fiction categories,
- Appearing as a strategy expert on hundreds of radio and TV shows all across the country,
- Building an Inc. 500 accounting software company with offices across the U.S. and in Europe,
- Having his books have been translated into a dozen different languages and published around the world,
- Speaking all over the world and training the employees of some of the world's largest organizations in competitive strategy, including the organizations listed on the far right hand column.
- Winning a lifetime certification in computer data-processing from ICCP, and is an alumnus of the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

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