David Burkus

Under New Management

David Burkus

Talk: Under New Management

David Burkus visited Google's office in Cambridge, MA to discuss his book, "Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual." This book challenges some of the most widely accepted principles of business management: open floor plans, annual performance reviews, the belief that the customer is always right, the useful of email as a tool for communication, and many others. After decades of research, Burkus has found that not only are many of these fundamental management practices misguided, they can be counterproductive.

David Burkus

David Burkus is a best-selling author, an award-winning podcaster, and management professor. In 2015, he was named one of the emerging thought leaders most likely to shape the future of business by Thinkers50, the world’s premier ranking of management thinkers. His latest book, Under New Management, reveals the counterintuitive leadership practices that actually enhance engagement in companies.

Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual

A provocative work that challenges the traditional and widely accepted principles of business management — and proves that they are outdated, outmoded, or simply don’t work.

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