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 sales in Japan of Hewlett-Packard's Japanese subsidiary top $400 million,
and grew at the rate of 27 percent per year from 1980 through 1984. Xerox, NCR,
and Texas Instruments are also American high-tech giants winning on Japanese
In 1986 the fast-growing institution earned three times more (on assets of $180
million) than the average California bank (1.27 percent versus 0.43 percent).
Chairman Carl Schmitt explains his approach to pay: "It's one thing to have a
being questioned by the press as to how he reconciled his $20.6 million total
compensation in 1986 with Chrysler's cuts in merit pay for other employees, he
replied, "That's the American way. If little kids don't aspire to make money like I
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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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