How would you move mount fuji? microsoft's cult of the puzzle

By: Poundstone, William
Publisher: New York Little Brown and Company 2004Description: x, 276 p.ISBN: 9780316778497Subject(s): Microsoft Corporation | Employment interviewingDDC classification: 658.3​112 Summary: How the world's smartest companies select the most creative thinkers Microsoft's interview process is a notoriously gruelling sequence of brain-busting questions that separate the most creative thinkers from the merely brilliant. So effective is their technique that other leading corporations - from the high-tech industry to consulting and financial services - are modelling their own hiring practices on Bill Gates' unique approach. HOW WOULD YOU MOVE MOUNT FUJI? reveals for the first time more than 35 of Microsoft's puzzles and riddles, such as: * Why does a mirror reverse right and left but not up and down? * If you could eliminate one U.S. state, which would it be? * How many piano tuners are there in the world? And for the first time, this book supplies answers and approaches using creative analytical thinking that works. Anyone in business, and everyone who wants to be, will find this book a valuable new approach to hiring, identifying talent in an organization, and getting the job of a lifetime.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    Average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Item location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Books Vikram Sarabhai Library
Slot 1935 (2 Floor, East Wing) Non-fiction 658.3112 P6H6 (Browse shelf) Available 181349

How the world's smartest companies select the most creative thinkers

Microsoft's interview process is a notoriously gruelling sequence of brain-busting questions that separate the most creative thinkers from the merely brilliant. So effective is their technique that other leading corporations - from the high-tech industry to consulting and financial services - are modelling their own hiring practices on Bill Gates' unique approach. HOW WOULD YOU MOVE MOUNT FUJI? reveals for the first time more than 35 of Microsoft's puzzles and riddles, such as:

* Why does a mirror reverse right and left but not up and down?

* If you could eliminate one U.S. state, which would it be?

* How many piano tuners are there in the world?

And for the first time, this book supplies answers and approaches using creative analytical thinking that works. Anyone in business, and everyone who wants to be, will find this book a valuable new approach to hiring, identifying talent in an organization, and getting the job of a lifetime.

There are no comments for this item.

to post a comment.

Powered by Koha