Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution
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A century later, it is still less than 20 percent of the U.S. work force that
participates in a profit distribution plan or other productivity-based gain-sharing
plan. Furthermore, just 10 percent own shares of stock in their company, despite
It distributes 17 percent of pre-tax profits each quarter on the basis of divisional
performance (e.g., the steel operations). This translates into about 80 percent of
the already high base wage, as noted. Attaining membership in the plan works
These few examples are typical of the most progressive profit-distribution plans.
Each, moreover, comes from a tough industry, where keeping pace with the
competition is difficult indeed. Drawing on them and many others, here's what 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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