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MATERIAL THEY PRESENTIF THE FIRST BOOK they presentIf the first book towards describing the culture and process Ego, Hunger and Aggression of The Firm and the second picked upn lessons from McKinsey alumni then The McKinsey Engagement focuses Ritrovarsi on practical examples insteadf theory The book is the result Antes Que Anoiteça of six yearsf conducting interviews developing concepts and synthesizing ideas Business Professor and McKinsey alumni Paul Friga pitch his book as a field guide for busy professionals who are facing a team problem solving situation but don t have much time to get to the main point r recommendation Also the author has taken the liberty
To Deviate From Pure McKinseydeviate from pure McKinsey and the main model presented is not from within The Firm but is instead the authors wn modified version The Savage Mind of the same typef process This is actually a good thing When employees leave The Firm they make a vow Fado And Other Stories of silence regarding their previous employer s business secrets This had hindered the previous two books By constructing hiswn so called TEAM FOCUS model Friga escapes this trap and still presents essentially the same thing This makes the third book the most interesting La casa nel vicolo of the trio TEAM covers the interpersonal partsf a project how to handle the team and stand for Talk Evaluate Assist and Motivate Compared to previous books this model focuses less Gemini on how to handle the client and your boss FOCUS deals with how to perform the analysis in a broad sense and the acronym stands for Frame Organize Collect Understand and Synthesize Framed by an introduction and an afterwordne chapter is dedicated to each letter It s clearly visible how the tenure at McKinsey has formed the author as the chapters themselves are structured according to Barbara Minto s pyramid principle as used by The Firm when they present to clients First three rules A Terrible Day of engagement for each letter are presented These constitute the uintessencef the action that should be performed by the project manager Then follows advice Discourse on Voluntary Servitude. Tienne La Botie on practical implementation and finally a large amountf war stories that validates the rules Ebano of S and procedures implemented by the military andther La piccola ottantenne che cambiò tutte le regole organizations The result is nothing less than the business euivalentf a Special Forces Field ManualTrue to its stated goal Constable Around the Green of arming consultants and corporate problem solvers with a blueprint for achieving consistently phenomenal results The McKinsey Engagement is shortn theory and long Lone Star Rising (Texas Rangers, on action Each chapter focusesn Busters First Snow one element in the celebrated TEAM FOCUS problem solving model and features a concise discussionf. No really that great a review f general consulting frameworks As someone who works for a Big 4 consulting practice I thought what was in here didn t really push beyond consulting basics while also being too high a level and the concepts to be too vague in explanation to be that useful for a budding consultant r internal business analyst Pity
Some Of The Other Trilogyof the Thérèse Raquin other trilogy are good If there isnly Women in Therapy one business book that I must read again then this definitely is thene Very useful and like a bible for teamwork in business consultation area Many practical
Examples A Definitely MustA definitely must for MBA students A good frameworkExcellent and simple to follow methodology I experienced working as counterpart Il Poeta of Mc Kinsey consultants A good setf deliverables makes the book a great toolbox for every executive Ugh Essentially content free except for three useful points write ghost graphs early in the project as goalposts for what final reports will look like avoid doing research which won t be in the final report and hide the degree to which you have hypothesized your conclusion early Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Vol. 3 on from the client Oh and name sure your graphs and charts include source citations I think I got marginallyut My Body-Mine of this than the McKinsey Mind But I find that a lotf these books are way too vague I think what helped me with this ne is having attended are way too vague I think what helped me with this ne is having attended by an ex consultant so the concepts meant to me than they The Noble Guardian otherwise would have Even though it is the 3rd bookf the trilogy it summarises the previous books and gives the reader the tactics through which the reader can you the tools and techniues discussed in the book Author shares his thoughts and impressions after doing some work in McKinsey but mostly after doing a university consulting project It is good analysis given author s experience in the business but it hardly ualifies a This is the latest best but to be frank hopefully the last Ipso Facto of a trilogyf books The John Wyndham Omnibus on the methods used by the management consulting firm McKinsey The McKinsey Way and The McKinsey Mind being the prior two Itffers a methodology a toolkit to run a high performing project team and to deliver solutions Sea Chase on business problems I say I hope it to be the la. The third volume in the internationally bestselling McKinsey Trilogy The McKinsey Engagement is an action guide to realizing the consistently high levelf business solutions achieved by the experts at the world's most respected consulting firmsFormer consultant Dr Paul Friga distills the guiding principles first presented in the bestselling The McKinsey Way and the tested in the trenches methodologies Comandante Che: Guerrilla Soldier, Commander, and Strategist, 1956-1967 outlined in The McKinsey Mind and combines them with manyf the principle. NgagementIt s up to the reader s individual taste if they prefer f theory r f case studies The later brings concepts to life but I
PERSONALLY WOULD HAVE WANTED THE BALANCEwould have wanted the balance somewhat towards theory case studies probably makes up two thirds f the text The Graduate on the 176 pages First youften get a case study showing how things fall apart if you don t follow the rules Wisp of a Thing of engagement and then two success stories when they are implemented and then throughout the book each chapter is ended byne Monkey taming of Friga s students presentingn a pro bono project done at the Kelly School I Was Spock: Leonard Nimoy of Business at the Universityf Indiana for Johnson County Indiana It s a bit too much and at times gets tiresomeAfter reading the trilogy I m slightly torn when it comes to my Cosa hanno in testa i nostri figli. Apprendimento e memoria nello sviluppo del bambino opinionn The Firm On the The Dawning of a New Age one hand there is definitely something machine like military and unimaginative about therganization that isn t verly attractive but n the An Entirely Synthetic Fish: How Rainbow Trout Beguiled America and Overran the World other hand the levelf professionalism is impressive Take for example the situation when a project team is assembled and where a well thought Hunter Hunted out balance is made between the people who are needed for the job and persons who need to learn specific tasks The long term improvementf the consultant s skill sets and hence the Archivio Per Lo Studio Delle Tradizioni Popolari, Volume 13 on going competencef The Firm is deliberately weighted against the immediate needs Ricettario amoroso di una pasticciera in fuga of the client Many small but crucial steps like these are all around The Firm will continue to engage and fascinate Good basic introductionf TEAM FOCUS More Lo strano caso del barista scomparso of a technical read than a rivetingne Toolkit for better decision makingBusinesses and A Part of Speech otherrganizations usually solve their problems through team efforts The business consulting firm McKinsey has developed special expertise in team based problem solving and change
management In this book former McKinsey associate consultant Paul Friga describes TEAM FOCUS an acronym he had invented to describe McKinseyIn this book former McKinsey associate consultant Paul Friga describes TEAM FOCUS an acronym he had invented to describe McKinsey method Skulduggery Pleasant: The End of the World of problem solving He integrates this McKinsey based method withther approaches getAbstract recommends this hands The Year After on book to executives managers team leaders and business consultants who want to improve their businessperations and are looking for systematic approachesto problem solvin. A key concept And Quiet Flows the Don or principle followed byClear rulesf engagementA set Sailing Promise: Around the World on a Catamaran ofperating tacticsSophisticated problem solving toolsEasy to follow action stepsExercises checklists and training tipsWar stories and best practices case studiesA toolkit for bringing clarity discipline and purpose to all your problem solving and change management initiatives The McKinsey Engagement is an indispensable guide for consultants as well as for executives managers students and corporate trainer. .