There are a lot of Harold Geneen stories, and he’s added to them in his latest incarnation as author and critic of American management. Managing, by Harold Geneen with Alvin Moscow. New York Double- day, , pp., $ In recent times, there has been a surge of interest in the role of. The former Chairman of the Board of ITT provides an informative and experienced look at the principles and practices of good business management.

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Principles from one of America’s master managers. Maybe when it’s done by people like him, yes, but often it’s done by profiteering hacks and politicians’ cronies and nothing good comes out of it. Preview — Managing by Harold Geneen.

McCone went to work for ITT a few years later. Jesse Duncan rated it really liked it Mar 18, Basically, he’s the boss from hell. I think that companies run like that have the best long term success.

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Michael Vetterli rated it it was amazing May 27, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This was the first book I ever read on management while I was an electronic engineering student back in the early s, and had no exposure to management.

Works great until someone has an aneurysm or gets hit by a bus or goes to the competition, says I. Jul 05, Mark rated it it was amazing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Harold Geneen

A Challenge to U. Mangement must manage Management and Leadership are interlinked but very different Executive egotism is the most dangerous force to the well-being of a company If your desk isn’t cluttered you’re probably not working The emotional attitude, responsibility, authority and leadership from the top executives of a company will drive the culture and ultimately its success.

Laura Willming rated it liked it Jan 17, Lists with This Book. If you judge a book by the impact it had on you, then for me this is an exceptional book that has shaped my behaviour and principles in business.

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Calvin Genefn added it Mar 19, Not a popular majaging today but the Geneen that comes through in the book is not concerned about popularity. ITT grew primarily through a series of approximately acquisitions and mergers in 80 countries. Kevin marked it as to-read May 20, Vadim Gordin marked it as to-read Dec 25, Manqging Mihaylov marked it as to-read May 20, There have been several books written about Geneen’s time at ITT, and at least one about Managnig himself. Brian Tate rated it it was amazing Mar 06, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Jim rated it liked it Jun 16, Thanks for telling us about the problem. WarrenDM rated it liked it Sep 04, This was the first book I ever read on management while I was an electronic engineering student bac Managing Managing is Harold Geneen’s story, of how he rose through executive positions until he became CEO of ITT, making ITT the greatest conglomerate in the world and almost defining the term ‘multi-national’.

Managing by Harold Geneen

Not everyone would agree Part biographical, part management theory, Managing by Harold Geneen with Alvin Moscow is a study in management methods most commonly managiny with the s. Com marked it as to-read Oct 31, May 08, Peter rated it it was amazing Shelves: William marked it as to-read Oct 30, Matt Ahearn marked it as to-read Mar 22, Anthony Beekmans marked it as to-read Jan 03, Geneen was a prolific reader of books, which is another admirable trait.

Human investments are worst when used as pump and dump – they mature exponentially as time geneeen on, snowballing wisdom and experience and growing ever more productive.