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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So we asked him, "What's the deal?" And he told us, "Your product can't pass my
roll-stool test!" "Roll-stool test? What's that?" Well, what he did was take the
bottom half of an office chair, that is, the undercarriage and casters, put a weight
on it, ...
Everything Is Symbolic: Some Questions to Ask Yourself A hundred forms of
symbolic action add up to the clearest of pictures of the firm's (and leader's) true,
rather than espoused, concerns: 1. What questions are asked first? You talk
Measure what's important to the business; in particular shed the distracting
biases of traditional cost-accounting procedures. Our systems are too complex.
The complexity thwarts flexible execution at the front line. Further, they fail to
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In contrast to the mass of oversimplified business survival manuals, this one justifies itself. After demonstrating in his previous books ( In Search of Excellence , with Robert Waterman, and A ... Read full review
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Creating Total Customer Responsiveness
Pursuing FastPaced Innovation
Achieving Flexibility by Empowering People
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