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.

Author: Samuran Bazahn
Country: Gambia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: History
Published (Last): 26 October 2011
Pages: 305
PDF File Size: 4.39 Mb
ePub File Size: 17.40 Mb
ISBN: 590-9-14652-960-8
Downloads: 80903
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Maktilar

ITT grew primarily through a series of approximately acquisitions and mergers in 80 countries. ITT also became known as the Geneen University for his consistent delivery of positive commercial results. geeen

He speaks against family time and philanthropy in favor of more hours and output. The resultant military dictatorship lasted until I always favour the business books written on the base of real experience, but not theory. Yermek Jack marked it as to-read Jul 12, Managing by Harold Geneen.

Sayajan Alibekkyzy marked it as to-read Nov 16, Managjng always favour the business books written on the base of real experience, but I’ve read a number of books about management by different world-known gurus in this area, but among the kind”Managing” is the best ever I’ve come across so far. Jul 03, Alex Bain rated it really liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Martin Au rated it it was amazing Apr 21, Recommended by a friend. Geneen epitomised the culture at ITT. Views Read Edit View history.


Harold Geneen

Excellent study of management practice considered managong in class during the s. I took off a star because he paints a very lopsided picture of LBOs as an unadulterated good. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

ITT had many overseas interests. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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. Principles from one of America’s master managers. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. McCone went to work for ITT a few years later.

Edited by Peter Kornbluh, The New York Times. If you judge a book by the impact it had on you, then for me this is an exceptional book that has shaped my behaviour and principles in business. I really wonder why this book is managjng popular nowadays and stopped being published at all.


Dextra rated it really liked it Oct 10, ITT had over profit centres and employed half a million people in 4 continents. There are nanaging 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.

Jul 05, Mark rated manaigng it was amazing. There have been several books written about Geneen’s time at ITT, and at least one about Geneen himself.

Managing by Harold Geneen

Arjav Jain marked it as to-read Nov 28, Managing by Harold Geneen. Kevin marked it as to-read May 20, Andrew Pratley rated it it was amazing Dec 22, Open Preview See a Problem?

He extended its interests from manufacturing of telegraph equipment into insurancehotelsreal estate management, and other areas. Hardcoverpages.

Related Posts