Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution
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First, we must: * Become “transparent” to (that is, listen to) customers—end users,
reps, distributors, franchisees, retailers, suppliers. Listen frequently. Listen
systematically—and unsystematically. Listen for facts—and for perceptions.
Do you really think the average worker can become so engaged? Can earn his
or her salary several times over? Let me remind you that the increases in
productivity associated with my examples, not to mention the improved quality,
His or her role must therefore become that of “empiricist in chief" (see also I-3, on
“piloting”). That is, the firm must become a hotbed of tests of the unconventional. It
must become an experimenting (and learning), adaptive, change-seeking ...
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