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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The central idea behind narrow job classifications is the conception of labor as a
mechanical tool; cost minimization (low wages) and the widespread application
of labor-replacing automation are natural concomitants. So is the fact that old ...
Most important, any public sector operation can mount its version of the One Idea
Club and turn the organization into a hotbed of learning and swiping. What city,
county, state is doing what about X or Y? What are schools in East Oshkosh ...
Back in the 1940s, Rensis Likert developed a "linking pin" idea of organization;
Herman-Miller implemented it, and GM experimented with it in several places.
The core idea is that each level of management is a member of a multi-functional
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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
Creating Total Customer Responsiveness
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