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Maister's "Managing the Professional Service Firm" did, and this book certainly will.
Perhaps the audience was not engineers, mathmeticians, or anyone else who know their way around 'correlations' and 'significance' -- I frankly don't know.
I highly encourage anyone in management, whether it is a two or three person operation or a multinational corporation, to read this well-written book.
This seminal research provides a guiding light for those who manage professional services firms. David Maister discovers the drivers of success and proves more than correlation but... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Gerald A. Riskin
I read this expecting more of a Tom Peters style book. I had read excerpts and like the Management by Wandering Around. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Denver Bruner
I absolutely loved this book. I am usually not a fan of case study based books but this one did a great job of truly getting the main points of leadership excellence from high... Read morePublished on July 13, 2011 by Robert Kirk
David Maister's book "Practice what you Preach" describes the results of a statistical analysis of successful professional service firms. Read morePublished on June 14, 2006 by Amazon Customer
this book is so good for you that guide you to management the company to A+.Published on August 1, 2005 by Chen Chia Ching
Heavy but invaluable reading, this book presents the results of author David H. Maister's study of 139 offices of 29 professional service - more specifically, marketing and... Read morePublished on March 1, 2004 by Rolf Dobelli
While there's definitely some value in the things he says about the relationships between work environment and client respect, it was hard to say that his use of statistics matched... Read morePublished on December 21, 2003 by Amazon Customer
Despite having a wide body of experience in business criticism and a credible approach towards analyzing business culture, David Maister exhibits far too many episodes of... Read morePublished on August 19, 2003 by James R. Kenny
After reading Chapter One I was very excited about this book, as it was basically a statistical analysis of what makes managers succeed and what is most important to employees. Read morePublished on October 14, 2001 by Dan E. Ross