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A Year’s Worth of Good Workplace Strategy

Two books I read in March linger fondly in my mind for their captivating storytelling and rich insights into management.

DisneyWar was cautionary, illuminating what can go wrong in organizations as egos collide, rivalries fester, successors get knifed and miscommunication prevails. It didn’t provide any advice for handling these destructive activities but was still useful in dramatizing the dangers.

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Harvey Schachter
Source: Article first appeared in The Globe and Mail, Wednesday, December 14, 2005. Reprinted with permission by Harvey Schachter.