Even if it ain't broken, fix it

The authors examine nine widespread corporate beliefs and practices, reveal their flaws, and offer alternative approaches

Nine lies about work   A freethinking leader’s guide to the real world   Marcus Buckingham & Ashley Goodall   Harvard Business Review Press   279 pages; Rs 999 A corporation's recruitment, training, evaluation and promotion practices have a far-reaching impact on its employees. Over the years, however, many of them become ossified, as they begin to be treated as settled truths. But examine them closely, say the authors of this insightful book, and you find that they have become divorced from reality. Far from boosting ...