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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Bureaucratic. Rules. and. Humiliating. Conditions. I find it mind-boggling. We do
not shoot paper at the enemy. Admiral Joseph Metcalf on the 20 tons of paper
and file cabinets aboard the Navy's newest frigates Newsweek, May 1987 Quick
At the top: "I beg each and every one of you to develop a passionate and public
hatred for bureaucracy." I meant it. The central point of this prescription is its
proactive nature. Don't appoint a paperwork reduction committee (see P-l0). Such
(2) We all agree that getting rid of "bureaucracy" induces urgency (no number of "
motivational devices," including gobs of incentive money, will overcome our
petrified forest of barriers). (3) And, sadly, we all agree (those of us who are
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