ManagingBook - 2009
"This will be an important textbook in classrooms bringing together not only [Mintzberg's] own research and thoughts but also weaving in a century of writings by others. It will also reassure individual managers that what they do is important and not easy, and no doubt provoke some changes in their thinking." --Harry Schacter, Globe and Mail"This is an excellent, must-read book for managers and aspiring managers." --Mary Whaley, BooklistNamed one of Library Journal's Best of 2009 Business Books.From management legend Henry Mintzberg comes the most authoritative and revealing study of the the nature of managing in our time. Through a holistic synthesis of existing data and analysis on managers, and by studying a day in the worklife of 29 managers, Mintzberg presents a complete picture of what modern managers do, how they do it, the challenges of their jobs, and how they can be most effective."Perhaps the world's premier management thinker." --Tom Peters"One of the most original minds in management." --Fast Company
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, c2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: xii, 306 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.