Managers Not MBAs: A Hard Look at the Soft Practice of Managing and Management Development by Henry

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Managers Not MBAs: A Hard Look at the Soft Practice of Managing and Management Development by Henry Mintzberg In his new book, Henry Mintzberg offers a sweeping critique of how managers are educated and how management, as a result, is practiced, and makes thoughtful-and controversial-recommendations for reforming both. Management, Mintzberg writes, is a practice that blends a great deal of craft (experience) with a certain amount of art (insight) and some science (analysis). Because conventional MBA programs are designed almost exclusively for young people with little if any managerial experience, and hence little art and no craft to draw upon, the programs overemphasize science, in the form of analysis and technique. Graduates leave with a distorted impression that management consists entirely of applying formulas to situations, which has had a corrupting, dehumanizing effect not just on the practice of management, but also on our organizations and our social institutions

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Managers Not MBAs: A Hard Look at the Soft Practice of Managing and Management DevelopmentbyHenry MintzbergIn his new book, Henry Mintzberg offers a sweeping critique of how managers are educated and how management, as a result, is practiced, and makes thoughtful-and controversial-recommendat

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