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Every manager and every management student should read this book.
I've read hundreds of books on the subject, but this one with the very simple title, is quite possibly the most relevent one of the bunch.
Mintzberg presents the most comprehensive and descriptive model of management functions I have seen.
This may be the best pure book on managing I've ever read. I've been trained in management by IBM, and have been managing on and off for the last 20+ years, and Mintzberg's... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Paul B. Merritt
This is a great source if knowledge for those who want to know a bit more about what managers do, how they act, what's involved with their jobs. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Willi
Nothing really knew. He consistenly cites to his old work. Did not seem worth buying. Some good info is provided.Published 9 months ago by David Pennington
This book is chocked full of information that I have never read or heard of before. I am looking forward to learning more about the information in this bookPublished 20 months ago by Lady J.D.
To me, the book didn't bring any worthwhile value, except the "Model of Managing" in Chapter 3. Other than that, since it is not an expensive book, I would rather say to spend the... Read morePublished 22 months ago by SKJ
Whenever I ask someone, "What does a manager manage that is most important?", some respond people, others work to be done, and still others resources. Read morePublished on September 17, 2012 by Amazon Customer
Mintzberg condemns the recent diminishment of management status in the face of too much leadership hype. Read morePublished on March 9, 2011 by Loretta Brown
Hated this book. Mintzberg seems to have lost touch with reality. Management has evolved a lot more than he seems to write about since he wrote his last book, something that can... Read morePublished on October 21, 2010 by Alvaro Gonzalez
Great book: confirms the saying that a good book is the best way to learn the best from somebody else's life! Pragmatic approach to improve your management skills.Published on February 21, 2010 by Renato Moura Xavier