This book is a very interesting read indeed. Who moved my cheese is a highly popular book about change management based around the concept of four characters in a maze. The maze is a metaphor for life and cheese is a goal. The book tries to emphasise that change happens cheese moves and when it does there are four main behaviours that are used to deal with it:. The book itself is very powerful for helping people evaluate themselves when they face change. But it leaves a very big question unanswered….
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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? With more than twenty - five million copies in print, Who Moved My Cheese? It does offer some reasonable advice about adapting to change.
It's certainly true that some of the events shaping our lives are beyond our control, and instead of struggling against them we must adapt and move on. But for all its good intentions, it ultimately advises us to unquestioningly accept our circumstances without exploring any possible alternatives - like mice in a maze mindlessly chasing after cheese.
I Moved Your Cheese takes a different point of view and offers an alternative approach. Harvard Business School professor and bestselling author Deepak Malhotra tells an inspiring story about a new generation of mice who begin to challenge assumptions and ask important questions. Rather than just accepting their situation and dutifully chasing the cheese, Max, Zed, and Big begin looking deeper, examining and reassessing what they've been told are their limitations, and set out to chart a new course.
Innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity, problem solving, and business growth - as well as personal growth - depend on the ability to challenge accepted notions, reshape the environment, and play by a different set of rules: our own. We are not powerless to change our circumstances. We can control our destiny. By ana - lyzing our assumptions about the limitations we seem to face, we can, like Max, Zed, and Big, discover how to overcome them.
But first we need to understand the ways we unknowingly hold ourselves back. As Zed explains to Max, "The problem is not that the mouse is in the maze but that the maze is in the mouse. Read more Read less. Amazon International Store International products have separate terms, are sold from abroad and may differ from local products, including fit, age ratings, and language of product, labeling or instructions.
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Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. Verified Purchase. The PROS: short, concise, quick-read, easy to understand, humorous, engaging The CONS: frustrating to know not everyone can immediately apply these concepts, so perhaps the message of the book is a little too idealistic for the average person, and the discussion questions at the end are a little overwhelming due to the volume of questions provided.
Overall, a good book though. I bought the Kindle version initially, and later a hard copy version to share with others. I also own WMMC which is equally enlightening and counterintuitive, so I encourage people to chase WMMC down with this book to get a balanced perspective on cheese-hunting.
I gave it to my colleagues in response to the new boss's distribution of the book Who Moved My Cheese. I thought it was important to mitigate the insult that was obviously meant to tell us that we had no power and to suck it up. A good response to corporate disrespect for those who have built the company to the point that someone can walk in and have a job.
It is an artificial The maze is not real. It is an artificial construct created to manipulate and control the mice for the intellectual amusement of the Experimenters. The mice is too busy searching the maze for cheese to realize they can climb out of the maze and reach a new level of freedom.
This book will make you think about your role in the maze. I can't say too much without ruining the ending.
These words helped me through life-altering events. I am so touched by the concepts that I sent my daughter this book, five years later! I highly recommend this reading for those who see beyond what we are told!
My boss gave the entire staff the book "Who Moved My Cheese". Which I find to be a book on how to blindly follow without having a mind of your own. I saw this book and laughed out loud. I ordered the book and took it to work to share with everyone. Its a good little book and reminds you that there is always more than one way to look at things.
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'I Moved your Cheese' by Deepak Malhotra
Even 13 years after its initial publication, the book, whose characters include mice in a maze, still sits at the top of Amazon. But is that really the best message to send? Harvard Business School Professor Deepak Malhotra thinks not, and he has crafted an allegory with a decidedly un-mousy message. But the similarity ends there. I Moved Your Cheese reminds us that we can create the new circumstances and realities we want, but first we must discard the often deeply ingrained notion that we are nothing more than mice in someone else's maze. And what would you say to managers who are considering mass-distributing "Who Moved My Cheese?
I Moved Your Cheese
We must either adapt or be left behind. A mouse in a maze—say, an out-of-work professional—can remain trapped by refusing to repackage his or her carefully planned career as a diverse skill set transferable to other mazes and new opportunities. A thirty-something single person tired of dreary first-dates with duds, for example, can move beyond mandatory coupling to instead realizing the security provided by platonic friendships. Even parenting is possible without a partner. Malhotra has left the maze, and so can we. Reviewed by Elizabeth Breau Winter
I Moved Your Cheese: For Those Who Refuse to Live as Mice in Someone Else's Maze
In this business fable, Harvard Business School professor and bestselling author Deepak Malhotra encourages readers to control your own destiny rather than chase blindly after it. If you were a mouse trapped in a maze and someone kept moving the cheese, what would you do? Over a decade ago the bestselling business fable Who Moved My Cheese? But success depends on the ability to push the boundaries, reshape the environment, and play by a different set of rules: our own. With that in mind, Deepak Malhotra offers a radically different answer to this question through an inspiring story about three unique and adventurous mice—Max, Big, and Zed—who refuse to accept their reality as given.