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Does he want to be remembered for superb products? for creating jobs? Who
knows? He seldom talks about products; and as for jobs, GE has slashed over
100,000 jobs from its payroll, not counting acquisitions, since he came aboard.
... might eventually be forced to offload their own manufacturing units and buy in
tailormade products — [That is], Henry Ford's soul-destroying, wealth- creating
assembly 22 / A WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN.
made products — [That is], Henry Ford's soul-destroying, wealth- creating
assembly lines are oy| of d^e,, Most OfUlC thififS faCtOfiCS make now — be they
cars, cameras or candlesticks — come in small batches designed to gratify
... in the preceding chapter, for instance, the first "customer" prescription demands
a radical shift of the firm's entire portfolio toward highly differentiated products,
delivered via a strategy aimed at creating niche markets. It is my advice for ...
New notions of "control," such as creating an inspiring vision and being out and
about, replace traditional controls by means of written policy directives filtering
down from a remote headquarters. 5. The systems prescriptions add up to ...
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Building Systems for a World Turned Upside Down
Measure Whats Important
Revamp the Chief Control Tools
Decentralize Information Authority and Strategic Planning
Set Conservative Goals
Demand Total Integrity
A New View of Leadership at All Level
Pay Attention More Listening