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  • Henry Mintzberg

    Enough of the imbalance that is causing the degradation of our environment, the demise of our democracies, and the denigration of ourselves. Enough of the pendulum politics of left and right and paralysis in the political center. We require an unprecedented form of radical renewal. In this book Henry Mintzberg offers a new understanding of the root of our current crisis and a strategy for restoring the balance so vital to the survival of our progeny and our planet. With the collapse of the communist regimes of Eastern Europe, Western pundits declared that capitalism had triumphed. They were wrong-balance triumphed. A healthy society balances a public sector of respected governments, a...read more

  • Henry Mintzberg

    “Health care is not failing but succeeding, expensively, and we don't want to pay for it. So the administrations, public and private alike, intervene to cut costs, and herein lies the failure.” In this sure-to-be-controversial book, leading management thinker Henry Mintzberg turns his attention to reframing the management and organization of health care. The problem is not management per se but a form of remote-control management detached from the operations yet determined to control them. It reorganizes relentlessly, measures like mad, promotes a heroic form of leadership, favors competition where the need is for cooperation, and pretends that the calling of health care...read more

  • Henry Mintzberg

    If you're like most managers and things keep you up at night, now you can turn to a book that's designed especially for you! But you won't find talking rabbits or princesses here. (There is a cow, but it doesn't jump.) Henry Mintzberg has culled forty-two of the best posts from his widely read blog and turned them into a deceptively light, sneakily serious compendium of sometimes heretical reflections on management. The moral here is this: managers need to leave their castles and find out what's actually going on in their kingdoms. And like real bedtime stories, these essays have metaphors galore. So prepare to grow strategies like weeds and organize like a cow. Discover the maestro...read more

  • Henry Mintzberg

    In 2009 HenryMintzberg's Managing was named one ofthe best books of the year by Strategy+Businessand Library Journal, thenumber two business book of the year by the TorontoGlobe and Mail, one of the top ten academic titles by Choice magazine, and the management book of the year in acompetition organized by the Chartered Management Institute in association withthe British Library. So this is clearly abook every manager should read. But one of the issues Mintzberg addresses isthe frenetic pace and relentless pressures of the job-most managers hardly havetime to think. So Mintzberg has done some revising and some updating and hasdistilled the essence of his original book into a lean,...read more