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What’s wrong with “management” (and how to get it right)

The Money Show presenter Bruce Whitfield interviewed Tony Manning, author of “What’s wrong with Management and how to get it right”, for his weekly business book review.

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Description on Penguin Books South Africa

The role and responsibilities of business today are different than they were in the past. More than any other social institution, it is businesses that will determine our future.

Yet companies worldwide continue to underperform.

In his latest book, top strategy consultant Tony Manning brings managers the insights and advice they need for the coming decades of turbulence and hyper-competition.

Drawing lessons from 100 years of management history, he highlights the failure of the management advice industry to produce new ideas, showing how most management theory is distracting rather than helpful.

He then identifies eight critical strategy practices that have stood the test of time, and explains how to apply them.

Based on extensive research and real-world experience, this fascinating and practical book is a must-read for anyone interested in improving business results.

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