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First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently

Monday, November 14, 2005

A Book Report by "DOODs"

Kathy Sherman-Boltz, Sharon Garland, Frank Newman and Ralph Hayes

First Break All the Rules by Buckingham and Coffman is an exhaustive research into the world of managers. The authors do a fine job of weaving historical facts into topic related snippets to help us better understand management styles. A statement on page 33 sums up the book in a few words"people leave managers, not companies". The employment interaction is usually between a superviso

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