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The Management Mythbuster

    By David a J Axson

Become a better manager by challenging the myths of commonly accepted management wisdom

A humorous review of current management practice with a very serious message, "The Management Mythbuster" makes an entertaining case for questioning much of the conventional wisdom that pervades the corporate world today.

Through contrarian and provocative points of view, real world examples and deep analysis, author and management thought leader David Axson offers over a dozen short, pithy commentaries on the important issues in management today: Short chapters on popular management practices, theories, tools and behaviors A humorous review of current management practice, with an underlying serious message The fallacies of conventional management wisdom revealed and refuted Exposes the fallacies of standard management thinking

If you are brave enough, this concise, easily read book is for you, returning a sense of common-sense perspective to the practice of management.


STAFF PICKS: Ten Picks from The Globe & Mail

Posted December 20, 2010, 10:53 PM with category of General Business
Harvey Schachter of The Globe and Mail has listed what he believes are The top 10 Business Reads of 2010. With a bias toward practical and immediately applicable books over "big idea" titles, this is an especially great list for managers. He chose: The Executive and the Elephant: A Leader's Guide for Building Inner Excellence by Richard Daft, Jossey-Bass The Management Mythbuster by David Axson, John Wiley & Sons Hundred Percenters: Challenge Your Employees to Give It Their All, and They'll Give You Even More by Mark Murphy, Jossey-Bass Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath and Dan Heath, Broadway Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink, Riverhead How To Hire A-Players: Finding the Top People for Your Team- Even If You Don't Have a Recruiting Department by Eric Herrenkohl, John Wiley & Sons Mojo: How to Get It, How to Keep It, How to Get It Back If You Lose It by Marshall Goldsmith, Hyperion Get Rid of the Performance Review: How Companies Can Stop Intimidating, Start Managing—And Focus on What Really Matters by Samuel Culbert with Lawrence Rout, Business Plus Smart Growth: Building an Enduring Business by Managing the Risks of Growth by Edward Hess, Columbia Business School Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best. Read more


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ISBN 9780470586631
Language English
Publish Date 01/04/2010
Publisher Wiley

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