Review of William F Brandt Jr.’s COMPASS: Creating Exceptional Organizations


One of the principal reasons why this management guide (which I was invited to review) is superior to most of the others I have read is that the author demonstrates he has read widely and learned from what he has read – that is, after all, always going to be a feature that pleases a teacher. From as early as p.28, when author William F. Brandt Jr. shows how an article in the Harvard Business Review helped him reshape the strategy for his company at a time of impending doom, the text is usefully informed by lessons learned from a wide range of reading.

Read the full review here.


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