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Management and Myths: Challenging the Fads, Fallacies and Fashions Adrian Furnham

Management and Myths: Challenging the Fads, Fallacies and Fashions

Adrian Furnham

Published April 17th 2004
ISBN : 9781403922045
Paperback
172 pages
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This text takes a very critical look at management fads and fashions and shows that many do not stand up to scrutiny. It is believed for example that coaching is successful. What is the evidence for this? Selection procedures at interviews result inMoreThis text takes a very critical look at management fads and fashions and shows that many do not stand up to scrutiny. It is believed for example that coaching is successful. What is the evidence for this? Selection procedures at interviews result in the right candidate being selected. Again what is the evidence? short-lived and based upon flimsy evidence yet enjoy a period of support. His is a useful tool for managers who want to understand the substance and rigour or lack of it associated with modern management ideas and concepts.