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Review: Myths of Management by Stefan Stern and Cary Cooper

Book release date: 3 October 2022 (2nd edition)

Book blurb: Is it really true that working longer hours makes you more successful? Are millennials self-obsessed and frightened of hard graft? Do you really need to hide your emotions in order to gain respect as a manager? Does higher pay really always lead to higher performance?

The world of management is blighted by fads, fiction and falsehoods. In Myths of Management, Cary Cooper and Stefan Stern take you on an entertaining journey through the most famous myths surrounding the much-written about topic of management. They debunk false assumptions, inject truth into over-simplifications and tackle damaging habits head-on.

Whether cheesy, naïve or even destructive, management myths could be holding you back and stifling your team’s potential. Myths of Management is the guide you need to become an enlightened manager.

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Published by Lisa Potter

A professional communicator who loves reading for leisure and learning.

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