A Memo is Not a Book

How to Manage in a Flat World: 10 Strategies to Get Connected to Your Team Wherever They Are
Susan Bloch and Phillip Whiteley

In a prior post I noted business books tended to fall into two categories–how-to and hagiography. The present case is a would be example of a cookbook, a how-to for the executive suite. If this were a cookbook, though, there’s a good chance you’d be standing in the kitchen armed with the knowledge you started with and not a single new recipe to show for the investment of your time.

Perhaps the authors believe they are being respectful of that time. It’s clear they think the audience for this volume consists of senior (and Continue reading