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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (109 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Martin Kihn Narrator: Johnny Heller Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Once upon a time Corporate America paid certain people huge fees to tell organizations what they were doing wrong. These men and women really knew next to nothing. They trashed businesses, destroyed careers, and wasted time and money. They called themselves Management Consultants. I know them well. I was one of them. Welcome to the... HOUSE OF LIES.

When Martin Kihn joined a powerhouse New York consulting firm, he thought his job was to help organizations. In reality, the consultants spent precious work hours prowling for new clients, and offered little or no useful information. From power breakfasts with mind games to the screaming indignity of "Feedback Camp" in New Jersey, HOUSE OF LIES reveals the truth about a "profession" that could threaten your job, your career, and your life...and even throws you some lifelines should the suits start circling your company.
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  • “Highly intelligent and deeply funny…[Kihn’s] reconstructed dialogue from within his (unnamed) firm and from his time serving clients is alone worth the price of admission, as is his relentless taunting (by name) of McKinsey, Deloitte & Touche, and others.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “With sharp wit, consultant Kihn tears down myths surrounds the highly profitable and revered management-consulting industry…No activity avoids Kihn’ scathing pen, including his highly critical analysis of business books. This will be popular among those engaged in consulting as well as clients who pay dearly for their advice.”

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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Laure "Voop" | 2/26/2013

    " Wow, this may be worst-written book I have ever read. Or tried to read rather, because his train-of-thought style is just too difficult to follow. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Tom Armstrong | 11/18/2012

    " Hilarious, and kind of true... "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Adam | 9/8/2012

    " It's sort of a parody of the B books, not as good as the show to be sure "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by julie bs | 8/20/2012

    " Hysterical and irreverent, written in a style not for everyone. I guess it's a bit like reading a blog written by one of your funnier, more cynical friends. I can relate more than I'd like to admit :P "

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About the Author

Martin Kihn is an Emmy Award-nominated former writer for MTV’s Pop-Up Video and the author of House of Lies. He has worked at Spy, Forbes, and New York, and his articles have appeared in the New York Times, GQ, Details, and Cosmopolitan. He lives in Minneapolis.