Examines business books from the point of view of managerialreaders, listing the desirable elements of bestsellers andsuggesting ways of making their reading worthwhile, including ahierarchy of learning. Goes on to critique bestsellers, discussing arange of aspects from their credentials to their practicability.Concludes that managers must be both carefully selective in their choiceof books and selectively careful in how to read them, and that byfollowing the criteria posited they should progress towards creatinglearning organizations.
Journal of Management Development – Emerald Publishing
Published: Apr 1, 1993
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