The Management Myth: Debunking Modern Business Philosophy

The Management Myth: Debunking Modern Business Philosophy

By: Matthew Stewart (author)Paperback

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Fresh from Oxford with a degree in philosophy and no particular interest in business, Matthew Stewart might not have seemed a likely candidate to become a consultant. But soon he was telling veteran managers how to run their companies. In narrating his own ill-fated (and often hilarious) odyssey at a top-tier firm, Stewart turns the consultant's merciless, penetrating eye on the management industry itself. The Management Myth offers an insightful romp through the entire history of thinking about management, a withering critique of pseudoscience in management theory, and a clear explanation of why the MBA usually amounts to so much BS-leading us through the wilderness of American business thought.

About Author

Matthew Stewart is the author of Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic, The Courtier and the Heretic: Leibniz, Spinoza, and the Fate of God in the Modern World and The Management Myth: Debunking the Modern Philosophy of Business. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780393338522
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780393338522
  • weight: 290
  • ISBN10: 0393338525

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