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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SU M M ARY To remain competitive, the long-neglected factory must cease to be
viewed as a cost center. Instead, we must: * Make manufacturing or operations a-
orthe-prime marketing tool. > Give manufacturing/operations people respect ...
In 1981–82, Lincoln increased revenues by $10 million by shifting factory and
office workers temporarily to sales. Kimberly Clark used the same tactic with
seventy-five factory workers—and reports an added benefit: After returning to the
In fact, actual factory overhead is not reduced much or at all by the act of
subcontracting (you can't shut off the heat around one idle machine). Most likely,
overhead is increased, because the plant manager (or someone, somewhere)
has to ...
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