Richard Koch

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Richard John Koch
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Born(1950-07-28)28 July 1950
London, Britain
EducationM.B.A. University of Pennsylvania, Wadham College, Oxford University (M.A.)
Occupation(s)Author, speaker and investor
EmployerSelf
Notable workThe 80/20 Principle
Websitewww.richardkoch.net

Richard John Koch (born 28 July 1950 in London) is a British management consultant, venture capital investor and author of books on management, marketing and lifestyle.

Career[edit]

Koch has an M.A. from Oxford University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School. Initially Koch worked as a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. Subsequently he became a partner at Bain and Company. After leaving Bain in 1983 he co-founded L.E.K. Consulting with Iain Evans and James Lawrence.

Businesses owned by Koch have included Filofax, Plymouth Gin, Belgo Restaurants, Betfair, FanDuel, and Auto1.[1]

Publications[edit]

  • The 80/20 Principle. Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 1997, Doubleday 1998. ISBN 0-385-49174-3[2]
  • The Power Laws. Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2000, published in the US as The Natural Laws of Business, Doubleday 2001. ISBN 0-385-50159-5[3]
    • Translated into German by Birgit Schöbitz as Der 80/20-Entscheider Der Königsweg zur Effektivität und persönlichen Freiheit
    • Translated into French as Le principe 80 : faire plus avec moins
    • translated into Chinese as 業競天擇 : 站上巨人肩膀的十七項成功法則 = The power laws : the science of success
    • Translated into Thai by Khomsan Khačhō̜nchīpphanngām.; Kānsudā Mākhasirānon as ปั้นธุรกิจเงินล้าน ! / Pan thurakit ngœ̄n lān!
    • Translated into Polish by Grzegorz Łuczkiewicz as Zasada 80/20 : lepsze efekty mniejszym nakładem sił i środków
    • Translated into Turkish by Kerem Özdemir; Osman Deniztekin as 80/20 ilkesi
    • Translated into Vietnamese by Nguyễn Minh Thọ Lê; Hớn Huy Trương as Nguyên lý 80/20 : bí quyết làm ít được nhiều
    • Translated into Spanish as El principio del 80/20 : el secreto de lograr más con menos
    • Translated into Korean by Sŏng-yŏn Ko as 스타 비즈니스 법칙 / Sŭt'a bijŭnisŭ pŏpch'ik
  • The 80/20 Revolution. Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2002, published in the US as The 80/20 Individual, Doubleday, 2003. ISBN 0-385-50957-X[4]
  • Living the 80/20 Way. Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2004. ISBN 1-85788-331-4[5]
  • Superconnect: the power of networks and the strength of weak links. Little, Brown/WW Norton, 2010. ISBN 978-0-393-07160-3.
  • The Star Principle: How It Can Make You Rich. Piatkus Books, 2010, ISBN 978-0-7499-2962-6
  • Financial Times Guide to management' : Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2013. Copies in 243 libraries, according to WorldCat [6]
  • The 80/20 Manager: Ten ways to become a Great Leader. Piatkus/Little Brown, 2013 ISBN 978-0-7499-5925-8
  • The 80/20 Principle and 92 Other Powerful Laws of Nature: The Science of Success. Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2014. ISBN 978-1-85788-611-5 & ISBN 978-1-85788-918-5
  • Simplify (with Greg Lockwood) London : Piatkus, 2018.

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