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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And even were most of the recent mergers to reverse history's trend and work, the
movement toward specialization and more moderately sized business units
would in no way be blocked. A GE swallows an RCA, but its first move is to put
The most important nuance again comes courtesy of 3M: Consider making every
business unit's innovation target exactly the same. The theory is simple. Every
division, old and mature or new and exotic, should be responsible for regular ...
bersome overhead allocations when just-in-time inventory management and
operator maintenance take place), "better production control with fewer
production controllers" (self-contained, so-called cellular manufacturing units
abet this), ...
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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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