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If you are an expert in business maybe this book i I really enjoyed reading this book but I don’t know if you like Management Consulting Firms as I do.

The book was written in ’99 and parts of the book feel outdated. Probably only the first half of the book is any important for a reader, and that too scratches only the surface of what you might already very well know. Feb 15, Boyd Coleman rated it did not ethxn it. I think this would be a good book to buy if you want to enter into consulting or are looking to work for McKinsey.

Ethan explains some concepts that are applied to business problems McK have to solve and can give you some insights etan case interviews and even Fit interviews with the Firm. How McKinsey recruits and molds its elite consultants; How to “sell without selling”; How to use facts, not fear them; Techniques to jump-start research and make brainstorming more productive; How to build and keep a team at the top its game; Powerful presentation methods, including the famous waterfall chart, rarely seen outside McKinsey; How to get ultimate “buy-in” to your findings; Survival tips for working in high-pressure organizations.

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Overall, the author offers some useful general tips throughout the book, but I have to say I was disappointed that the book did not provide in-depth explanation of the philosophy, original thought, breakthroughs, or novel methodologies developed at McKinsey compare this to The Toyota Way and the point gets clearer. Details Case Interview Secrets: Rasiel leaves no room for fluff.

This book could be your preliminary coursework on How to be a Consultant? Praise for The McKinsey Way: Nothing is new under the sun. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I was thinking of someday getting an awful one. Don’t expect the mystique and dark secrets of McKinsey to be revealed.

If you’re someone who has no idea about the consulting world, you’ll love this book. Aug 29, Mohit rated it liked it. When Fortune corporations are stymied, it’s the “McKinsey-ites” whom they call for help. All of the critical steps assembling a team, managing a hierarchy, doing research, conducting interviews, brainstorming are broken down into specific actions and fleshed out with applicable examples that Rasiel has gathered through interviews with dozens of other former McKinsey employees.

This book is a light read for those who want a brief overview of Mc Kinsey. I was still very eager for some level of detail or specificity – Outdated techniques in some areas e.

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Anyway, this was a suggested reading in a course I’ve taken, and I’m glad I’ve finally been able to read it! He gives insight into how top consultants think and structure their problem-solving. Waffle and padding abound. While you may not get mckineey through inner working of Th I enjoyed the book – it was a fairly quick and easy read though I intentionally qay it out to have some time to think about the suggestions proposed.


A very good book. When you are back in office Always write a thank you email or call in person to oblige for the interview Conducting interview Be prepared.

Difficult or impacting solutions need support from all levels of the organisation Be rigorous about implementation Deal with liability Team members Surviving at McKinsey Find someone senior in your organisation to be your mentor Make travel an adventure will lighten your load.

Unfortunately everything ethxn held at mcminsey very basal level. Problem solving for large impactful diverse clients sounds interesting and to take a peek how consulting firms like McKinsey do it is fascinating to say the least. There’s so much praise for McKinsey and its employees, which I’m sure the firm deserves, that the book comes off as a potential marketing tool for the firm by the end.

Books by Ethan M. However, this book serves as a handy one-piece guide.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. You’ll hear that on every second page. Selling the study Mckinsey never sells or advertises, it markets by very valuable insights and publications. The corporate culture at McKinsey sounds strikingly similar to the one on the corporate finance departments at investment banks.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. But at least now we have a better idea of the questions.

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