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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The workers had never seen the final product they make in a car. All they do is
they see a molding, or an engine, or a door. They would never see the result of
their efforts in a car. . . .” When the car came to A. O. Smith, the employees got the
The pact follows the UAW's historic 1984 agreement with GM that included a “no
layoff” provision protecting all workers with more than a year's seniority from
unemployment due to the introduction of new technology, outsourcing decisions,
Motorola, in its semiconductor operation, also staffs for 80 to 85 percent of normal
demand, but rather than extensive overtime or subcontracting, the firm uses “
contract workers” to meet shortfalls; they are hired on six-month contracts, at the ...
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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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