ICIA: Author Tom Peters to Kick Off InfoComm ’02
Mar 1, 2002 12:00 PM
Renowned author Tom Peters will keynote the kickoff reception for InfoComm 2002 in Las Vegas, on June 11. This event also wraps up a 2-day, university-level business management program being held for the first time at InfoComm.
Peters is the author of In Search of Excellence, among other noted books. His motivational speeches have inspired new management practices around the world. His keynote theme, “We’re in a Brawl with No Rules,” promises a riveting presentation in which Peters will indicate how all bets are off in today’s business climate. Industry professionals will need to find new ways of doing business and should learn to appreciate and use opportunities for change.
ICIA’s business management course is designed to provide audiovisual professionals and businesspeople with practical tools and advice for achieving success in the current business environment. In keeping with the theme of InfoComm 2002, “Come to Your Senses,” the course emphasizes a pragmatic, hands-on approach to business management. The message is: Roll up your sleeves and get to work.
Anyone who has heard Tom Peters speak understands why the author has earned a huge and avid following. He is famous for transforming the way people think about work and do it. Today Peters is leading the “Work Matters!” movement, a prescription for survival in the evolving economy. Other books by Peters include A Passion for Excellence (1985, with Nancy Austin), Thriving on Chaos (1987), Liberation Management (1992), The Circle of Innovation: You Can’t Shrink Your Way to Greatness (1997), and a pair of best-selling paperback originals, Crazy Times Call for Crazy Organizations (1993) and The Pursuit of WOW!: Every Person’s Guide to Topsy-Turvy Times (1994).
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