What they don’t teach you at Harvard Business School!
Posted January 5, 2010on:
This book was Number 1 best seller for consecutive 21 weeks in USA at the time of its publication.
Can some one claim that there are things not taught at Harvard Business School (HBS)?
Here you are with a book in which Mark McCormack, a visiting teacher at Harvard Business School, tells about such things which are not taught at HBS. The book is divided into three sections:
- Sales & Negotiations
- Running a business
The Best lesson anyone can learn from business school is an awareness of what it can’t teach you – all the ins and outs of every day business life!
Mc Cormack never attended Harvard Business School but case study of his company, IMG, was taught at Harvard Business School and he was a frequent lecturer to Havard and other business school students.
At 30 years of age, Mc Cormack founded his company, International Management Group (IMG) in 1960s with a capital of USD 500 only. Years later, the company had offices around the world and had several hundred million dollars in revenue.
This book has ‘notes from a street smart executive’ and is really interesting read.
Thanks to you tube, I found this interesting clip of 2 minutes 44 seconds which will give you an interesting overview of the book: