Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution
The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. "Enough inspiration and information to feed American management for years."-- "Industry Week" A "New York Times" bestseller for eleven months."Enough inspiration and information to feed American managers for years." "--Industry Week"
"A provocative and worthwhile book, loaded with sound advice on how to manage our institutions in a world in which the old ways do not seem to work." "--Across the Board"
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Begin with the toughest of industries, steel. While USX, LTV, Bethlehem, and the
rest of the integrated firms totter, mini-mill/micro-mill leaders such as Nucor
Corporation and Chaparral, and specialists like Worthington Industries, thrive.
I've come across no better American exemplars of a customer-responsive
approach to manufacturing than at Worthington Industries and Elgin Corrugated
Box Company. Here's what I found: 1. Process engineers live on the shop floor,
Worthington Industries follows another, equally successful formula to keep its
productivity, quality, and responsiveness tops. It distributes 17 percent of pre-tax
profits each quarter on the basis of divisional performance (e.g., the steel ...
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In contrast to the mass of oversimplified business survival manuals, this one justifies itself. After demonstrating in his previous books ( In Search of Excellence , with Robert Waterman, and A ... Read full review
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Creating Total Customer Responsiveness
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