The Future of Management

by: Gary Hamel
       with Bill Breen
Harvard Business School Press
© 2008
Reviewed by: Michael LoBue

This ranks up there with some of Peter Drucker’s books in terms of capturing the big picture issues of how management has evolved over the 20th century- where it probably should go, and more importantly, why.

The author goes beyond soup du jour treatments of managementl to examine management innovations. For example, he cites a handful of case studies that pre-date the Internet to demonstrate that the fundamentals at play have been at play for a long time. The Internet has certainly increased the velocity of change, but it’s not the cause.

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