Book reviews – Volume 6, Issue 2

Title Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing your Career Author Herminia Ibarra Publisher Harvard Business School Press ISBN 978 15913 9413 6 Usefulness     4/5 Although published in 2004, Working Identity has stood the test of time. It addresses the question of how people change careers – a pressing concern for many in the current climate. Ibarra’s answer reveals that the conventional wisdom of change following intense structured self-reflection and planning is misplaced. Changing careers means changing identities: you cannot map it out in advance. Ibarra charges us to focus on “action rather than reflection, doing instead of planning”. This […]

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