A $90,000 area rug, a pair of guest chairs that cost almost as much, a $35,000 toilet and a $1,400 trash can—these are just a few of the expenses from a remodeling of John Thain's office when he took over as Merrill Lynch's chief executive officer in December 2007. The total bill came to an astonishing $1.2 million—about the price of five average single-family homes.
Henry Mintzberg has been called a consistently contrary Canadian academic who sometimes seems to be undermining the very industry that he works in by The Economist. A noted author, management guru and a frequent visitor to India since 1995, Mintzberg, who's been a professor of management studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada for 40 years, spoke to TOI-Crest about why governments can't really solve big global crises, what doesn't work with teaching management and why we really need to recognise what he calls 'the plural sector.'
Despite the relative slowdown in its rate of growth recently, it seems more than possible that China can expect to become the world’s leading economic power at some point in the foreseeable future.
But if the country is to achieve its full potential, it will need to reach out beyond its traditional markets into new and increasingly competitive ones around the world. And, along the way, it will almost certainly need to build and sustain corporate structures that do not just embrace Chinese nationals, but individuals from a very wide variety of other nations and cultures.
Entrer dans le marché boursier quand il va bien et en sortir quand il va mal, ou l’inverse, est au cœur de la stratégie de synchronisation du marché. Il existe plusieurs façons de tenter de surpasser le marché et de déjouer les indices, mais toutes comportent leurs risques, à la fois au plan du rendement, de l’économie et de la société.
Leading management thinker Professor Henry Mintzberg delivered a lecture at IIM Bangalore as post of the EPGP seminar series. He spoke on ‘Rebalancing Society… radical renewal beyond, left, right and centre.’
Read full article: Bangalore Mirror, February 13, 2013
“Governments all over the world have reached a point where they can do nothing at all for the society,” opened Henry Mintzberg, celebrated academician, author and faculty at the McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In town for a talk at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) on Tuesday, the author also said that it was time people stopped looking at their respective governments for solutions.
Bangalore: Henry Mintzberg, ranked the 9th most influential management thinker by the Wall Street Journal, has been coming to India since 1996 on a joint course with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore. On Tuesday, the McGill University professor was at IIM-Bangalore to deliver a talk on how nations need to move beyond the politics of the left and the right and achieve a balanced society. In an interview, he spoke on the need to balance the private and public sectors with what he calls the plural sector.
A prolific author of 150 articles, 15 books, and a few short stories, Henry Mintzberg has been a professor at his alma mater McGill University for 40 years. He's currently the Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Management, and for much of the past decade has been developing new approaches to management education and development.
This week is the 20th anniversary of the 1st text. As a middle aged person I have mixed feeling about this. I can’t decide if it’s got worst or maybe better. This week I got messages by text, email, Twitter, Facebook, voice mail, phone, cell phone, in person and a fax! The fax brought back some fond memories – it’s been a while.
To mark the journal’s 90th anniversary, the Harvard Business Review website has run a series of blogs and articles under the strapline “Why Management Matters”. Alas, the content does not engage with the proposition itself, taking the importance of management for granted.