Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Bock: Marvin Bower

Bower also understood that it was important to define principles. McKinsey consultants were always to put the client's interests ahead of the firm's. That meant speaking the truth even when it might cost the firm an engagement. McKinsey would only do work that was necessary and that the firm could do well. That sometimes meant turning down work that was lucrative. Over the years those principles set McKinsey apart.

Read the rest of Wally Bock here.

2 Comments:

At 3:27 PM, Anonymous Wally Bock said...

Thanks for the pick-up, Michael.

 
At 6:02 PM, Blogger Michael Wade said...

Wally,

You are more than welcome. I've noticed one thing about your blog: When you are not very, very good, you are still very good.

Please keep writing.

Michael

 

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