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Giant Steps in Management: Innovations That Change the Way We Work by Julian Birkinshaw, Michael J. Mol

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About this book

How do you manage? What skills, ideas, tools and techniques do you use? And why? Think about it: how we manage organizations – and ourselves – is in a constant state of evolution. Managers are restless tinkerers and experimenters. They try new approaches. They fly kites. They pilot and trial. Along the way, the practices we use to manage our organizations change fundamentally. The way you manage today is significantly different from how people managed a generation ago.

Innovation is at the heart of management. It is the essence of great management.

Giant Steps in Management is a book about how management has innovated. It presents a thought-provoking selection of the most important management innovations of the last 150 years and ...

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