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WINNER CMI MANAGEMENT BOOK OF THE YEAR -- IF YOU ONLY READ ONE MANAGEMENT TITLE THIS YEAR MAKE IT MANAGING BY HENRY MINTZBERG. "This is a great read: a work of rich description and insight rather than a theory of managing, and it will stand the test of time." Professor Nigel Nicholson, Management Today "[Mintzberg's] understanding of what good, socially useful management looks like leads him to make several clear statements of principle in his important new book." Stefan Stern, Financial Times "this is pretty much the perfect book on what can sometimes be a dull or repetitive subject. This title is neither, which alone is a startling accomplishment." thebookbag.co.uk " I'd suggest finding time to read this book". Richard Cree, Director " It tackles the most important issues of management practice head-on. It considers the intense variety of the job and shows how managers can become truly effective. It makes sense of what might, in the broadest sense, be the world's most important job." Business Executive, February 2010 --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
Henry Mintzberg is Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He was selected as Distinguished Scholar for the year 2000 by the Academy of Management and won its George R. Terry Award for the best book of 1995 (The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning). Two of his articles in the Harvard Business Review have won the coveted McKinsey prizes. He has served as President of the Strategic Management Society, is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (the first from a management faculty), and has been named an Officer of the Order of Canada. Mintzberg is the author of fourteen books. He was recently ranked #9 in The Wall Street Journal's Top 20 Business Thinkers and #16 on "The Thinkers 50" -- a list published in the Financial Times of "the world's most important and influential business thinkers".