The Management Myth: Why the Experts Keep Getting it Wrong
If CEOS, consultants, top managers, and other financial wizards are so smart, how come they screw up so badly? Why is there no correlation whatsoever between a business school education and success in business? Why might you be better off studying something as irrelevant as—philosophy?
With wit and wisdom, Stewart makes an electrifying case that the questions and insights of management theorists belong not to the sciences but to philosophy, and that, in the final analysis, “a good manager is nothing more or less than a good and well-educated person.”
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I loved this because it described aspects of my own life in the eighties as "management consulting" became a big deal. Humorous because it is so true! Read full review
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I don't know who you are, but if you live in the business world, you should read this book. I have worked with many MBAs and people who read books like In Search of Excellence, From Good to Great ... Read full review