Number of pages: 271
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
BBB Library: Operations Management
In The Future of Management, Gary Hamel argues that organizations need management innovation now more than ever. Why? The management paradigm of the last century—centered on control and efficiency—no longer suffices in a world where adaptability and creativity drive business success. To thrive in the future, companies must reinvent management.
Gary Hamellatest book, The Future of Management,comes at a time when American companies face a new avalanche of competition from China and India, as well as entrenched competition from Japan and Western Europe." The New York Times
"This book was easily the best leadership book I read in 2009 and should be required reading for all practicing and preservice school administrators." Big Think
"In The Future of Management, Gary Hamel argues that your greatest hope for growing your organization and leading it to breakthrough success (and making a LOT of money) is to get out of the way." The Business Owner
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