Book News: March 16th, 2010

By David A. J. Axson

Become a better manager by challenging the myths of commonly accepted management wisdom.

The author provides a humorous review of current management practice with a very serious message. The Management Mythbuster makes an entertaining case for questioning much of the conventional wisdom that pervades management today.

Through contrarian and provocative points of view, real world examples and deep analysis, author and management thought leader David Axson offers over a dozen short, pithy commentaries on the important issues of the day.

There are chapters on popular management practices, theories, tools and behaviors and a humorous review of current management practice, with an underlying serious message. The fallacies of conventional management wisdom are revealed and refuted and he exposes the fallacies of standard management thinking

Published by Jossey-Bass ISBN: 978-0-470-46362-8. US $29.95