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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To remain competitive, the long-neglected factory must cease to be viewed as a
cost center. Instead, we must: ▻ Make manufacturing or operations a — or the —
prime marketing tool. ▻ Give manufacturing/operations people respect and a ...
The factory can become the leading edge, the launching point for a brillant career
, rather than a dead end. It is true that not as many people will work in factories in
the future, but that is not an anti-manufacturing argument. In the firm of the ...
In fact, actual factory overhead is not reduced much or at all by the act of
subcontracting (you can't shut off the heat around one idle machine). Most likely,
overhead is increased, because the plant manager (or someone, somewhere)
has to ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - litterate - LibraryThing
My other favourite business book. This is a masterpiece, packed with good ideas and interesting example. It does not present a single coherent thesis, but rather many separate and independent pieces of wisdom. But that, to my mind, is precisely what is so good about it. Read full review
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Tom always delivers an excellent book on leadership. I really enjoy his writings and I try to read all of his books. I can highly recommend this to anyone. Read full review
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