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McKinsey's Marvin Bower : vision, leadership, and the creation of management consulting

Author: Elizabeth Haas Edersheim
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Wiley, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the story of Marvin Bower, the man who helped found McKinsey & Co. in 1939 and served as managing director of the firm from 1950 to 1967. This fascinating account details how Bower, an  Read more...

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Named Person: Marvin Bower; Marvin Bower
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Haas Edersheim
ISBN: 0471755826 9780471755821
OCLC Number: 62532792
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Foreword. Acknowledgments. PART I: TRANSLATING A BVISION INTO REALITY. Chapter 1. Marvin Bower. Chapter 2. The Vision. Chapter 3. The Profession and the Institution. Chapter 4. Defining Moments of Leadership and Influence. PART II: A LEADER'S LEADER. Chapter 5. The Bower Reach. Chapter 6. Inspiring Organizational Courage. Chapter 7. Educating a Generation of Lenders. Author's Note. Appendix A: Timeline. Appendix B: Brief Biography. Appendix C: McKinsey & Co. Partners' Conference, 1964. Notes. List of Interviewees. Index.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Haas Edersheim.

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