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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Begin with the toughest of industries, steel. While USX, LTV, Bethlehem, and the
rest of the integrated firms totter, mini-mill/micro-mill leaders such as Nucor
Corporation and Chaparral, and specialists like Worthington Industries, thrive.
Worthington Industries follows another, equally successful formula to keep its
productivity, quality, and responsiveness tops. It distributes 17 percent of pre-tax
profits each quarter on the basis of divisional performance (e.g., the steel ...
... progressive buyers and, 241-2 systematizing, 241 word-of-mouth referrals, 99
work force, see labor Work in America Institute, 347-9 work-sharing, 351 work
weeks, short, 351 Worthington Industries, 164-6, 327, 379-80 incentive pay at,
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Creating Total Customer Responsiveness
Pursuing FastPaced Innovation
Achieving Flexibility by Empowering People
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