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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and then proceed to slash away: Reality and the available evidence show that
despite all these theoretical advantages, small firms . . . are far more efficient
innovators than industrial giants . . . small firms are more prolific inventors than
Spotty retailing results, except for white goods, continue to plague the giant firm.
Substantial analytic evidence supports the importance of uniqueness in the
marketplace. Strategy expert Michael Porter of Harvard contends that there are
The Economist reported on the innovation pattern of the few American firms that
have been successful at adopting flexible manufacturing approaches: [These
firms] are neither "visionaries" nor "ostriches." People in the trade call them ...
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