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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Well, you know how long that meeting lasted? About thirty seconds: Old Man
Coleman sits bolt upright in his chair and bellows out: "You mean we've got
goods out there that aren't working? Get 'em back. Replace 'em, and find out why,
And eventually I noticed that at meetings those two were so involved, asking lots
of questions and offering solutions to problems in other departments." When he
discovered the reason was the "flawed" walkie-talkies, he didn't try to get them ...
It's from his firm's annual strategy meeting at Calloway Gardens, Georgia, in 1986
. Four grueling, down-to-the-wee-hours-of-the-morning sessions, no recreation —
this is a survival exercise, as Roger sees it. He's just come out of a meeting ...
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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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