There are a lot of Harold Geneen stories, and he’s added to them in his latest incarnation as author and critic of American management. Managing, by Harold Geneen with Alvin Moscow. New York Double- day, , pp., $ In recent times, there has been a surge of interest in the role of. The former Chairman of the Board of ITT provides an informative and experienced look at the principles and practices of good business management.

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In his obituary, the New York Times stated that he remained active in business and on the boards of several educational institutes until his death, and had boasted that “his post-retirement deal-making had earned him far more than he ever made at ITT. Jan 23, James rated it did not like it.

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Joe marked it as to-read Dec 18, Sayajan Alibekkyzy marked it as to-read Nov 16, I think that companies run like that have the best long term success. Mangement must manage Management and Leadership are interlinked but very different Executive egotism is the most dangerous force to the well-being of a company If your desk isn’t cluttered you’re probably not working The emotional attitude, responsibility, authority and leadership from the top executives of a company will drive the culture and ultimately its success.


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Mar 17, Felix rated it really liked it Shelves: Manas Saloi marked it as to-read Apr 08, Jul 03, Alex Bain rated it really liked it. A tough man but good common sense mnagement and hard work Philosophy. I’ve read a number of books about management by different world-known gurus in this area, but among the kind”Managing” is the best ever I’ve come across so far.

He pushes all the information and power up to the top, t I think that Geneen is a great manager if you’re an investor and terrible for everyone else. Rakesh marked it as to-read Apr 10, Not everyone would agree Preview — Managing by Harold Geneen.

Refresh and try again. May 08, Peter rated it it was amazing Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. Calvin Lawhorn marked it as to-read Mar 19, Kevin marked it as to-read May 20, Geneen epitomised the culture at ITT.

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He extended its interests from manufacturing of telegraph equipment into insurancehotelsreal estate management, and other areas. He views factors like the economy and natural disasters are immaterial for failure and assumes unpaid overtime is the solution to everything.


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Recommended by a friend. Brian Tate rated it it was amazing Mar 06, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dec 20, Yernur Satybaldiyev rated it it was amazing. Aug 05, Mai rated it it was amazing. Anthony Beekmans marked it as to-read Jan 03, I recommend it to anyone who wants a business career. Human investments are worst when used as pump and dump – they mature exponentially as time goes on, snowballing genern and experience and growing ever more productive.

Geneen was harrold prolific reader of books, which is another admirable trait.

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Manwging Jain marked it as to-read Nov 28, Vadim Gordin marked it as to-read Dec 25, The book opened my eyes and made me understand the human nature better than before. ITT grew primarily through a series of approximately acquisitions and mergers in 80 countries. ITT had many overseas interests.

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