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Month: April 2019

Book Review: Built to Last by Jim Collins

Book Review: Built to Last by Jim Collins

A few weeks ago I reviewed Good to Great by Jim Collins, which I thought was one of the top books I’ve read this year. Inspired by my love for Collins’ work, I decided to pick up another…

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Book Review: Thriving on Chaos by Tom Peters

Book Review: Thriving on Chaos by Tom Peters

Peters proposes 45 prescriptions for managers in a world turned upside down. Although written primarily for business, this “handbook for a management revolution” applies directly to the management of Cooperative Extension programs. Those who enjoyed In Search of Excellence…

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Book Review: In Search of Excellence By Tom Peters and Robert Waterman (1982)

Book Review: In Search of Excellence By Tom Peters and Robert Waterman (1982)

What do Management Consultants actually do? Since 1982, they have been writing management books, inspired by the commercial success of ‘In Search of Excellence’ – the best selling business book of all time. The book was written by…

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Book Review: The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard & Spencer Johnson

Book Review: The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard & Spencer Johnson

I got this book day before yesterday from the library at my internship workplace. As it was another book dealing with management and leadership, I delayed reading it until it was bed time. Expecting it to be too…

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