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"
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PSU M M ARY Excessive organizational structure is a principal cause of slow
corporate response to changed circumstances. We must: > Radically reduce
layers of management. - Assign most “support” staff—in accounting, personnel, ...
Structure. The most important thing American industry needs to do is reduce the
number of management layers. . . . [It's] one thing we're really fanatical about. We
have four management layers. We have a foreman, and the foreman goes ...
Not surprisingly, O'Toole concludes: “In general, American workers appear to be
oversupervised.” Review the discussion above: (1) Iverson says structure is the
primary management issue, and makes do with four layers (and a headquarters ...
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