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361. “The Effective Manager” by Ed Bluestone

February 12, 2012

Q: I am looking for an article written by Ed Bluestone. I believe it was in 1986.
The title was “The Effective Manager: There’s Profit and Fun in Running Your Firm like Attila the Hun”. It was sort of a parody of 1980s leadership books like The One Minute Manager”.

A: It appeared in the April 1987 (Crime Pays) issue.


You know that there was an actual best selling book in 1990 by Wess Roberts titled 'Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun'? I'm guessing that standup comedian Ed Bluestone did a send-up of it and you can contact him directly for it.


February 18, 2012 7:01 am

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