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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Books by Harold Geneen. There are so many good management books by theoritical gurus in this field, but none of them can be compared to the one written by someone who actually did himself or went throught what he wrote.

While I respect his knowledge and accomplishments, I couldn’t disagree with his style more.

Managing – Harold S. Geneen, Alvin Moscow – Google Books

McCone went to work for ITT a few years later. Laura Willming rated it liked it Jan 17, Nicole marked it as to-read Feb 18, Mark Smith rated it liked it Jul 11, Recommended by a friend.

ITT also became known as the Geneen University for his consistent delivery of positive commercial results. Shu rated it really liked it Oct 05, Part biographical, part management theory, Managing by Harold Geneen with Alvin Moscow is a study in management methods most commonly associated with the s. Rakesh marked it as to-read Apr 10, Mznaging Duncan rated it really liked it Mar 18, Jim rated it liked it Jun 16, Wikiquote has quotations related to: Asel Kurmanova marked it as to-read Jul 17, I always favour the business books written on the base of real experience, but not theory.


I took off genneen star because he paints a very lopsided picture of LBOs as an unadulterated good.

He speaks against family time and philanthropy in favor of more hours and output. Refresh and try again.

Sean rated it really liked it Oct 10, Arjav Jain marked it as to-read Nov 28, He views factors like the economy and natural disasters are immaterial for failure and assumes unpaid overtime is the solution to everything. Want to Read saving…. Retrieved May 5, He pushes all the information and power up to the top, t I think that Geneen is a great manager if you’re an investor and terrible for everyone else.

There have been several books written about Geneen’s time at ITT, and at least one about Geneen himself. John rated it it was amazing Feb 16, Vadim Gordin marked it as to-read Dec 25, A tough man but good common sense mnagement and hard work Philosophy.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Anthony Beekmans marked it haro,d to-read Jan 03, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Joe marked it as to-read Dec 18, Thanks for telling us about the problem. ITT had over profit centres and employed half a million people in 4 continents.


Managing by Harold Geneen. BJ rated it it was amazing Dec 23, I think the best strategy is to move away from the imperial executive and harolv to a more distributed system, where everyone is valuable and having fun and contributing. Com marked it as to-read Oct 31, Principles from one of America’s master managers.

Harold Geneen

This was the first book I ever read on management while I was an electronic engineering 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 conglomerate in the world and almost defining the term ‘multi-national’. Aug 05, Mai rated it it was amazing.

Young Jun marked it as to-read Jan manaving, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Maybe when it’s done by people like him, yes, harod often it’s done by profiteering hacks and politicians’ cronies and nothing good comes out of it.

This book is not yet yarold on Listopia. Latin-American Office on Madison Ave. Basically, he’s the boss from hell. Christina rated it it was amazing Jan 12,