The Mafia Manager: A Guide to the Corporate Machiavelli
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The Mafia Manager: A Guide to the Corporate Machiavelli

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The world's oldest and best-organized conglomerate now reveals management techniques everyone can use. Unlike other guides to business, The Mafia Manager shuns theoretical verbiage to present the philosophy of leadership that founded and captained "The Silent Empire" through centuries of expansion and success. Some sample pearls of wisdom:

-"Be sure you understand what your...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published May 15th 1997 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 1991)
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Amarta Adi
bagi yang berminat mendaki karir dengan cara jilat- menjilat, tikam- menikam dari belakang dan sebagainya bisa mengoleksi buku ini. milikilah 'moral seorang pelacur dan sopan santun seorang diplomat' untuk sukses, katanya.
Odo Simon Agbo
The book touches on sensitive issues that have to do with human relaionships and business relationship. Overall, the book presents workable principles for success in all human endeavors especially in Business and Management.
Lori Grant
An optional-read book on office politics which will happen to you and around you whether you participate in politics or not.
Rio Cornelius
Ever think why certain bosses treat you like you don't matter? ever wonder why your best performance never give you the expected outcome? don't know whom to trust or to whack?

quoting "The best friend of a hungry buzzard is a dead horse. That is, in another way of saying, even a son of a bitch has his uses."
Adhita Fitri
Sep 16, 2008 Adhita Fitri rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: siapa saja yang ingin meraih kesuksesan dalam karir, bisnis, dan organisasi
Recommended to Adhita Fitri by: my "capo" = kakak saya
Shelves: inspirational
"Keep your friends close, but keep your enemies closer" hanyalah salah satu dari sekian banyak kata-kata bijak yang terangkum dalam buku ini.

Buku ini mengajarkan bagaimana menjadi seorang manager yang handal-baik dari segi kepemimpinan, manajemen diri, maupun pergaulan dengan kawan sekaligus lawan-melalui seni yang diterapkan oleh "The Silent Empire", Il cosa nostra, atau yang lebih akrab disebut Mafia dalam membangun kesuksesan "bisnis keluarga" yang mampu bertahan selama ratusan tahun.

Belaja...more
Agung  Perkasa
i read this book all of the day. it good boook. it inspired me about mafia life. yes..

instead i read this book in bahasa, no english.
Michael Toro
"Occasionally suffer fools; you may learn something of value. But never argue with them."

Fun read, even better advice.
Andrey Nikishaev
Отличная книга. Краткая и по теме. Никаких сюсюканий и прочего - голые факты.
Shehu Usman
You can get a lot more done with a gun and a kind word than with a kind word alone.
I've never seen any book apart from the mafia manager that gives a wide insight to the knowledge possessed by the Dons of the most organised crime families in the history of mankind. Easy to understand, much easier to apply, i've found this great piece of writing a place in my heart.
Ik
Jan 20, 2014 Ik added it
its ok
FÁbÙsÓlÁ Fábùsólá TópéŌlátúndéChristiansen
Written in a style I dare call Mafian, the book brutally, humorously approaches life in general and business in particular, with an experienced insight into managerial teachings, simple and very practicable. It is one of the best managerial book. It is worth its salt, I dare say again.
Muhammad Ridha Fahlawy
Buku nyo cocok that keu ureung keurija kanto yg hana galak peuraturan tapi galak bagah ek pangkat. Taktik dan meubagoe macam cara ala mafia geu peutrang lam buku nyo dengan jelaih. Pokok jih bereh lah buku nyo...
Isidora
A Bible for those interested in knowing, what's the best and worst you can get out of human nature while doing business with people, with a backdrop of Mafia history. Some might find it crude, I find it pragmatic
Javier
Mar 11, 2010 Javier rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: yes
This is an excellent book on management.

"When you leave the future to chance,it is more than likely to result in drift and disaster."
Nd
a brutal guide to getting things your way even if it means to whack ur wife as long as she's d obstacle... nuffin personal just B-ness...
Jerry Uchendu
dis book has a permanent place in my bookshelv .a must read if u must be succesful in dis ting of ours
Angela
excellent. I have no desires to be a manager, but this is still very interesting and fun reading.
John kolade
Oct 03, 2007 John kolade rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: executives n/people in business
straith-forward,no schism:leant how to be patient and survive in any deal
Ikenna Chukwukwere
Great management book.Applicable in all fields of endeavour.
Hayward
The content is real but very relative to any aspect of life!
Marius
Idomiai rasoma apie versla:)
Shmit Rivastava
Jun 07, 2013 Shmit Rivastava marked it as to-read
this is good for bussiness
BiblioBrandie
Read for school.
Mine
Jan 03, 2009 Mine marked it as to-read
yes
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