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Management Matters: From the Humdrum to the Big Decisions
     

Management Matters: From the Humdrum to the Big Decisions

by Philip Delves Broughton
 

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“Offers a wealth of insight on all the important aspects of Management… Superbly accessible and comprehensive.” Freek Vermeulen, Associate Professor, London Business School

Bill Clinton. Steve Jobs. Alex Ferguson. Mark Zuckerberg.

What made this motley crew some of the most intriguing and best known managers of our time? Polo

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“Offers a wealth of insight on all the important aspects of Management… Superbly accessible and comprehensive.” Freek Vermeulen, Associate Professor, London Business School

Bill Clinton. Steve Jobs. Alex Ferguson. Mark Zuckerberg.

What made this motley crew some of the most intriguing and best known managers of our time? Polo necks and sexual escapades aside, their distinctive management styles have driven them to the top of their fields.

With the keen eye and incisive style his readers have come to expect, Philip Delves Broughton explores the full spectrum of management dos and don’ts. He combines captivating anecdotes and astute observations with actionable advice, making this the ideal guide for managers at all levels who want the ‘why’ as well as the ‘how’.

Written with honesty and wit, Management Matters is that most elusive of beasts – a business book that’s also a cracking good read.

Praise for Philip Delves Broughton:

“Funny and revealing” – The Sunday Times

“Quite brilliant” – The Literary Review

“Absorbing and entertaining” – The Financial Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780273781356
Publisher:
FT Press
Publication date:
02/22/2013
Series:
Financial Times Series
Pages:
272

Meet the Author

Philip Delves Broughton is the author of the international bestseller What They Teach You at Harvard Business School: MyTwo Years in the Cauldron of Capitalism. The Wall Street Journalcalled it “horrifying and very funny” and The Financial Times“entertaining and absorbing.” He has a BA from Oxford, an MBA from the Harvard Business School, served as New York and Paris correspondent for The Daily Telegraph and writes regularly for The Financial Times.

Philip is also a blogger and his posts can be viewed at www.philipdelvesbroughton.com

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