By Mats Alvesson,André Spicer
We reside in a leadership-obsessed society. the result's that we suppose approximately any social or fiscal in poor health should be mended via larger management. occasionally, this dedication to management is by way of hero worshipping, wishful considering and lost wish.
Seeking to appreciate the religion we position in management, the authors draw on a couple of in-depth reports of managers attempting to "do" management. It provides six metaphors for the chief: as gardener, cosy-crafter, saint, cyborg, commander and bully. a few of these supply unforeseen insights into how management does and doesn't paintings. The e-book sheds mild on a assorted - usually contradictory and infrequently darker - part of management.
Cutting throughout the management-speak soaking wet present literature on management, Metaphors We Lead By provides an enlightening and fresh realizing of a big subject. it is going to be worthy studying for college kids and researchers, in addition to the considering manager.
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