Who Moved My Cheese Book Review

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Who moved my Cheese
Who moved my Cheese
Leadership Book Review
Leadership Book Review
Mohit Khatri
Mohit Khatri

What is the purpose of this book and its central philosophy or perspective?3
Does the book achieve its goals?6
What is the method or approach used by the authors to reach their conclusions? Is the approach clearly specified so that its validity can be determined?6
Are the conclusions credible?6
What are the implications for practicing leaders?7
What are the primary strengths and weaknesses of the book?7
Would you recommend this book to someone interested in leadership? Why or why not?7

Definitions “The distinguishing personal characteristics of a leader, such as intelligence, honesty, self-confidence, and appearance are referred to as traits” (Daft, 2008, Page 38) A leadership perspective that sought to identify the inherited traits leaders possessed that distinguish them from people who were not leaders is commonly referred to as the Great Man Approach. (Daft, 2008, Page 38) Introduction

“Who moved my cheese” is written by Dr. Spencer Johnson. It revolves around four characters Sniff, Scurry who are mice and Hem and Haw who are little people. In this story the little people have complex brains and are considered to be much smarter than the mice. On the other hand mice have simple brains and try to do things as simply as possible without complicating the situation. What is the purpose of this book and its central philosophy or perspective? In “Who moved my cheese” both the mice and the little people begin their journey inside a maze. They want to...
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