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Managing by Henry Mintzberg
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Jul 30, 12

really liked it
bookshelves: non-fiction
Read from June 08 to July 30, 2012

Not the fastest-paced book I've ever read, but it made me think about some things in new ways (empowerment vs. collaboration) and helped me refine some ideas I'd been trying to work through.
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06/29/2012 page 70
24.0% "Not that dense but lots of interconnected little ideas = a definite read, pause to think, read cycle"
07/01/2012 page 96
33.0% ""in recent years the vertical lines from 'superiors' to 'subordinates' have been weakening in many organizations, while the horizontal lines to partners and colleagues have been strengthening""
07/02/2012 page 105
36.0% ""treating one sector as superior -- 'business knows best' -- hardly makes sense when management practice in business itself varies so widely.""
07/14/2012 page 164
57.0% ""structure is supposed to take care of organization, just as planning is supposed to take care of strategy. Anyone who believes this should find a job as a hermit.""

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