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Author: Henry Mintzberg
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2011.
Series: BK business book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Mintzberg shows that in the real world managers cannot be the reflective, systematic planners idealized in most management books--realities like the unrelenting pace, the frequent interruptions, and the dizzying variety of activity make that impossible. Recognizing this, he outlines a new model of management: not a list of tasks but a dynamic process in which managers accomplish their purpose working through  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Mintzberg
ISBN: 9781576753408 1576753409 9781605098746 1605098744
OCLC Number: 313653674
Awards: Commended for Benjamin Franklin Award (Business) 2010
Commended for Axiom Business Book Awards (Leadership) 2010
Description: xii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Managing ahead --
The dynamics of managing --
A model of managing --
The untold varieties of managing --
The inescapable conundrums of managing --
Managing effectively.
Series Title: BK business book.
Responsibility: Henry Mintzberg.

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Mintzberg shows that in the real world managers cannot be the reflective, systematic planners idealized in most management books--realities like the unrelenting pace, the frequent interruptions, and the dizzying variety of activity make that impossible. Recognizing this, he outlines a new model of management: not a list of tasks but a dynamic process in which managers accomplish their purpose working through information, through people, and, more rarely, through direct action. --from publisher description.

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