All About Business >> Visit our Knowledge Centre for the latest books: Click Here || All About Business >> Article: The Anti-Piracy Business Model by M S Ahluwalia

Labels

1964 1984 1992 1993 1997 1999 2002 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2015 2016 Accounting Adam Grant Adam McKay Advertising Altruism Amortisation Schedule Andy Puddicombe Angela Duckworth Anna Friel Applied Psychology Art Articles Balance Sheet Analysis Banking Banking Exams Barbara Minto Basel Behavioral Economics Biographical Blogging Book review Book Reviews Book2Movie Books Brad Pitt Business Business Communication CAIIB Calculators Cards Carol S. Dweck Christian Bale Coaching Cognitive Psychology Columbia Pictures Television Comedy Communication Company Profile Corporate Advisory Services Corporate Banking Creativity Cricket Crime Daniel Kahneman Data David D. Busch David Rock Davis Entertainment Descriptive measures Digital Art Drama Duff McDonald eBooks Eclectic Readings Economics English Entrepreneurship Eric Berne Ethan M. Rasiel Ewan McGregor Examinations Excel Farrar Festival Related Finance For Dummies series Forex Fourth Estate Free Free e-books Free Preview Freebies Friends Gene Hackman General Awareness Glenn Jordan Google Books Grammar Granada Film Productions Green Grit Hal Holbrook Happiness Harper Business Harper Perennial HBO Films History Hobby Hodder & Stoughton Human Resource Management Human Resources Ideas Inc. Independence Day India Indian Premier League Influence Information Technology Infrastructure Finance Innovation International Business Introduction Investment Banking JAIIB James Dearden James Garner Jeanne Tripplehorn Joanna Cassidy Jobs Jonathan Pryce Knowledge Center Language Life Liquidity Management Loans Logic Lynne Truss MaJik Management Management Consulting Marketing Marks Martin Lindstrom Mathematics MBA McGraw Hill Professional McKinsey Meditation Merchant Banking Mergers and Acquisitions Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Mindfulness Minto International Inc. Mirage Enterprises Miscellaneous Motivational Movies MS Office Mystery Neuro-marketing Neuroplasticity Neuropsychology New Year Newmarket Capital Group News Nick Leeson Non-Fiction Organisational Behaviour Orion Publishing Group Paramount Pictures Parenting Paul N. Friga Penguin Penguin RandomHouse UK Peter Riegert Philosophy Photography Plan B Entertainment Positive Psychology PresBooks Presentations Pro-social behavior Probability Problem Solving Project Finance Psychology Random House Business Books Rastar Pictures RBI Grade B Phase II Descriptive RBI Guidelines Reading Recession Regency Enterprises Regulations Relationships Reviews Risk Management Robert B. Cialdini Ryan Gosling Sales Scores SEBI Guidelines Self Help Books Self-Development Self-help Simon & Schuster Paperbacks Sirf Business Social Issues Softwares and Utilities Sports Statistical measures Statistics Steve Carell Straus and Giroux (FSG) Stress Success Super Notes Super-Notes Sydney Pollack Tata McGraw Hill Team work Technology Text Art The All About Series The Random House Group Thinking Thriller Tips Tom Cruise Tools and techniques Treasury Management Tricks Wallpapers WH Allen Wiley Publishing Yellow

Sunday, May 14, 2017

The McKinsey Engagement: A Powerful Toolkit For More Efficient & Effective Team Problem Solving by Paul N. Friga >> Book review and free preview

Rating
Green

Genre
Non-Fiction, Business, Management Consulting, Company Profile

Publisher
Tata McGraw-Hill

The Book
This is the third book in the McKinsey trilogy by McGraw-Hill after The McKinsey Way and The McKinsey Mind. It is written by Paul N. Friga, a former McKinsey consultant, and co-author of The McKinsey Mind. As in the previous two books, this book is also an attempt to document the learnings from his period at The Firm to share it with the world. He also reached out to several other alumni of the Firm to get their inputs and also included the inputs from a real-life 'engagement' by his students.
This book is purported to be a field guide which takes the insights shared in the earlier books to an operational level. The book is structured around Paul's own framework TEAM FOCUS:
  1. TEAM: This stands for Talk, Evaluate, Assist and Motivate
  2. FOCUS: This stands for Frame, Organise, Collect, Understand, and Synthesise
In the end, he also shares the application of the model in business schools, consulting firms and corporates.

Comments
Just like its predecessors The McKinsey Way and The McKinsey Mind this book is short (less than 300 pages) and easy to read (well-structured and simple English). If you are part of the corporate world or are planning to join it some day - you'll find this book very useful (irrespective of industry preference).

Just like its predecessor - this book also gets a Green for a super-high insights/pages ratio! However, what really sets this apart from the previous two versions are the facts that:

  1. The insights are actionable at an operational level - you get a very clear idea how to bring them to your day to day life
  2. There is a real-life case - where the students are making an attempt at helping the community make a 'super-critical' long-term decision about itself.

Free download Link/Preview >>




Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ahluwaliams for more amazing stuff.

Please visit Eclectic Readings for more book reviews!

Search This Blog

Total Pageviews