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Some key points of this book: - It is very nice to read.
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.
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 10 days 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
I think the title says it. I enjoyed it overall but it was definitely slow in some spots. Pace could be a little better. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Benjamin Berman
This book documents the history of management consulting. Touches a bit on BCG, Mckinsey and Bain. Mostly historical. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Cheng Yi Chiao
If you're a consultant or a corporate analyst in strategy this makes for a very interesting read. This book takes a lot of the concepts that you learn in business school regarding... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jay
Good way to tell the story of strategy. BCG, Bain, Mckinsey & Co, all of them nicely visited and also Porter's influence in strategy.Published 7 months ago by carlos rebellon
This was a required reading for a strategy class I was taking during my MBA. I would say I read 75% or more of the book and I thought it was well written and not overly lengthy. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Afton and Mark S.
Well written and provides a good history of the Management Consulting industry. Does raise some good questions, may need to be reviewed with the acquisition of Booz by Deloitte.Published 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
Normally, history books are dull, insipid and uninspiring. However, Walter Kiechel manages to make this book read like a fast-paced drama. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Sumit Singla