Read this book in the past, but could not find the notes. Mintzberg I have always admired for his clarity in his articles and books on strategy. This book is a mustread for all who have an MBA, but the over 400 pages might be a bit too step for many.
Mintzberg comments on MBA’s are well known, the source can be found here: http://www.mintzberg.org/ When I was once fortunate to attend a lecture by Porter, I recall observing -young- business students trying to grasp when the man was really lecturing about. In my opinion they failed the context. I did my MBA (in Information Systems) within a few years after my BA. I was really ‘just an eye-opener” into other fields of knowledge. And it got me really reading books.
In particular I was looking for chapter 11 in this one (on thinking patterns for learning & shaping managers) and found it (…). I will get back to this book in due time. It deserves deep reading....Continua