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If you like reading lines like this, "Begin with the element of propinquity.", you will enjoy reading this book.
The book amazingly discovers the history, intricacies and amusing details about the history of not only consulting business, but the key strategy concepts as well.
For anyone interested in strategic management, this new book titled, "The Lords of Strategy" by Walter Kiechel is a must read.
Required reading for anyone in or wanting to go into strategy consulting or working in a strategy role! A great history of the concepts and the people.Published 6 days ago by devinbird
First it was the Learning curve, then came the Matrix and the 7S’s….then the embarrassing reengineering (never quite figure what was actually being engineered). Read morePublished 22 days ago by Koala
This book has been four years in my bookshelf but earlier I only had read the preface. The book puts the well-known methods of strategy in historic context and describes how they... Read morePublished 29 days ago by Matti Makelin
Recommended reading for the start of the Yale SOM MBA program provides neither meaningful insight into the management consulting industry nor captivating reading on the beach.Published 1 month ago by Greg Muecke
In the permeable world of consultants, each claiming the impact of its work or offering on the business of their clients, defining what strategy consulting really is, how it... Read morePublished 2 months ago by @souvikstweets
Really great insight into the history and business strategies of the consulting giants.Published 3 months ago by David R. Rabjohns
A tremendous insight into the history of the strategy movement. At the same time, it serves as an incredible Strategy 101 and dives deeply into the business concepts while, at the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by bmg277
Deep toutghs around business policy, strategy and how future business should be designed to better serve society. Good citations of the most relevant authors.Published 4 months ago by Herbertorod
The attack of the nerds
I've been reading the Lords of Strategy by Walter Kiechel III which is about strategy consulting - McKinsey, Boston Consulting, Bain and others. Read more