AMACOM Book Excerpts

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Booksellers and Distributors: You may use these excerpts on your site so that customers can preview our titles. Just remember that they cannot be altered and the copyright information must appear at the end of each excerpt.

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The book excerpts listed below are in HTML format and listed alphabetically by title. You can also use the Search Box to look for the title you want. Simply search by Title or ISBN, being careful that you are searching the BOOKS portion of the AMA site rather than other parts of the AMA organization. Your title search may bring you a listing that shows several pages for the same book. The URL that ends with the ISBN_ch.htm (ch for chapter) will take you to the book excerpt for that ISBN#.