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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Young Jun marked it as to-read Jan 24, Mass Market Paperbackpages. Anthony Beekmans marked it as to-read Jan 03, WarrenDM rated it liked it Sep 04, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Part biographical, part management theory, Managing by Harold Geneen with Alvin Moscow is a study in management methods most commonly associated with the s.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Salvador Felix rated it really liked it Dec 12, Martin Au rated it it was amazing Apr 21, Retrieved from ” https: In maaging obituary, the New York Times stated that he remained active in business and on the yarold of several educational institutes until his death, and had boasted that “his post-retirement deal-making had earned him far more than he ever made at ITT.


It’s a “must” for reading for anyone who is involved in the management managiny any organization at any level. Books by Harold Geneen.

Not a popular message today but the Geneen that comes through in the book is not concerned about popularity. Mark Essig rated it it was amazing May 04, BournemouthHampshireEngland. While I respect his knowledge and accomplishments, I couldn’t disagree with his style more.

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I’ve re-read this book many times, and, each time, I learn a little more that I realize is true. A Challenge to U.

Jeremy Barton rated it really liked it Jun 09, Sanzhar Altayev marked it as to-read Dec 20, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Dextra rated it uarold liked it Oct 10, I think the best strategy is to move away from the imperial executive and go to a more distributed system, where everyone is valuable and having fun and contributing.

John rated it it was amazing Feb 16, 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. Preview — Managing by Harold Geneen. Mark Smith rated it liked it Jul 11, A tough man but good common sense mnagement and hard work Philosophy.


ITT also became known as the Geneen University for his consistent delivery of positive commercial results.

This was the first book I ever read on management while I was an electronic manzging 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 teneen in the world and almost defining the term ‘multi-national’. May 08, Peter rated it it was amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Thomas Tanel rated it really liked it Aug 05, Basically, he’s the boss from hell.

As a C-level executive if you do not have passion, commitment, integrity, and confidence NOT arrogance then it is impossible to engender it in those that work for you. Dec 20, Yernur Satybaldiyev rated it it was amazing.

Works great until someone has an aneurysm or gets hit by a bus or goes to the competition, says I.