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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How can we develop alternative control schemes when the complement of
intervening, inherently conservative staff layers virtually disappears? Here there
are some answers, though once again not easy ones, since they come up
There were a lot of lonely breakfasts, but now it's the most important and real 'staff
meeting' of the week." A young man chimed in with another, equally pointed
anecdote. He said he held an informal staff meeting every two weeks with a
Over a fifteen-year period, senior staff executives at an old-line manufacturing
firm came to be paid almost 60 percent more than senior line executives (with
comparable titles). That is, an accounting boss, sitting on the corporate staff at
Level 4, ...
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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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