A book about management, described by guru Peter Drucker as ‘a first rate as Leading business editor Joan Magretta distils the wisdom of a. Joan Magretta is a Senior Institute Associate at the Institute for Not Markets What Management Is By Joan MagrettaWhat Management Is By. What Management Is, by former Harvard Business Review editors Joan Magretta and Nan Stone, identifies management as the driving force behind key.

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Magretta makes rich use of examples — contemporary and historical — to bring to life management’s High Concepts: I hope this book offers readers just that. Newcomers will find the basics demystified. Above all, it is a book about why and how management matters.

Why did an eBay succeed where a Managemment did not?

Refresh and try again. In this book, Joan Magretta, a former editor at Harvard Business Review, distils the wisdom of a bewildering sea of books and articles into one simple, clear volume, explaining both the logic managemen successful organizations, and how that logic works in practice.

What Management Is: How it works and why it’s everyone’s business – Joan Magretta – Google Books

Joan Magretta, a former top editor at the Harvard Business Review, distills the wisdom of a bewildering sea of books and articles into one simple, clear volume, explaining both the logic of successful organizations and how that logic is embodied in practice. It’s offers macro view to see how I learned in Strategy class. Much harder to get through than others. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


What Management Is by Joan Magretta

managenent What Management Is Hardcover For the total layman. It reminds us why the discipline of management truly matters. References to this book Management by Measurement: Fundamentals of management covered very well.

Description A beginner’s guide and authoritative source for one of the greatest social innovations of modern times: Why is it impossible to manage without the right performance measures, and do yours pass the test?

The book clearly stresses that people should be hired for having the right attitude and fitting with the organizational culture having the same values Personaly I’d have magrtta one or two additional chapters with more detail on the social dimension of organisations.

The challenge of management is to combine the hard and soft skills into one. Want to Read saving…. Porter Harvard Business School Whether you’re new ahat the field or a seasoned executive, this book will give you a firm grasp on what it takes to make an organization perform.

And they have done so in a way that effectively distills key concepts that every executive should know into a useful toolkit. The case studies were actually interesting and I found myself, on rare occasions, discussing them with people outside of my management class for no good reason. Competition is dynamic, even among nonprofits, and the arena in which organizations operate is constantly changing.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Throughout she shows how the principles of management that work in for-profit businesses can—and must—be applied to nonprofits as well.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Mina rated it liked it Dec 30, More experienced readers should recognize a store of useful wisdom, and a framework for improving their own performance.


Management is a discipline. Great introduction to jona basic principles of management. Mar 29, phil rated it did not like it Shelves: Apr magretts, Sankar Vyakaranam added it.

What Management is

Where the first section makes clear that good management means having a clear idea of your business, the second part is about making it happen, and thus is called “executing”. I especially liked the last chapter of this section which states that organisations are not only economic machines but also social systems. Was good, very text-bookish though.

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It articulates the reasoning behind many of the core business principles that have made us successful.

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