The McKinsey Engagement: A Powerful Toolkit For More Efficient and Effective Team Problem Solving (Audio Book)

Video description

The third volume in the internationally bestselling McKinsey Trilogy, The McKinsey Engagement is an action guide to realizing the consistently high level of business solutions achieved by the experts at the world’s most respected consulting firms.

Former consultant Dr. Paul Friga distills the guiding principles first presented in the bestselling The McKinsey Way and the tested-in-the-trenches methodologies outlined in The McKinsey Mind, and combines them with many of the principles and procedures implemented by the military and other organizations. The result is nothing less than the business equivalent of a Special Forces Field Manual.

True to its stated goal of arming consultants and corporate problem solvers with a blueprint for achieving consistently phenomenal results, The McKinsey Engagementis short on theory and long on action. Each chapter focuses on one element in the celebrated TEAM FOCUS problem-solving model and features a concise discussion of a key concept or principle, followed by:

  • Clear rules of engagement
  • A set of operating tactics
  • Sophisticated problem solving tools
  • Easy-to-follow action steps
  • Exercises, checklists, and training tips
  • War stories and best practices case studies

A toolkit for bringing clarity, discipline, and purpose to all your problem-solving and change management initiatives, The McKinsey Engagement is an indispensable guide for consultants, as well as for executives, managers, students, and corporate trainers.

Table of contents

  1. Open 00:00:22
  2. Preface 00:16:24
  3. Introduction 00:15:03
  4. Part 1: Team, Chapter 1: Talk 00:30:51
  5. Chapter 2: Evaluate 00:30:43
  6. Chapter 3: Assist 00:33:27
  7. Chapter 4: Motivate 00:29:37
  8. Part 2: Focus, Chapter 5: Frame 00:35:05
  9. Chapter 6: Organize 00:27:33
  10. Chapter 7: Collect 00:29:54
  11. Chapter 8: Understand 00:18:28
  12. Chapter 9: Synthesize 00:29:21
  13. Afterword 00:14:43
  14. Close 00:00:46

Product information

  • Title: The McKinsey Engagement: A Powerful Toolkit For More Efficient and Effective Team Problem Solving (Audio Book)
  • Author(s): Paul N. Friga Ph.D
  • Release date: December 2008
  • Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill
  • ISBN: 9780071804622