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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are among the important questions. Years ago, my friend Allan Kennedy, co-
author of Corporate Cultures, and I had a lively discussion about how precise a
corporate strategy has to be. Our conclusion: It must be "not wrong" and be
Gross share data is less important than share by segment. A loss of one-quarter
share point overall might be mainly attributable to a 20 percent share loss in an
unobtrusive but important niche.) But even the best numeric analysis is not
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - litterate - LibraryThing
My other favourite business book. This is a masterpiece, packed with good ideas and interesting example. It does not present a single coherent thesis, but rather many separate and independent pieces of wisdom. But that, to my mind, is precisely what is so good about it. Read full review
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Tom always delivers an excellent book on leadership. I really enjoy his writings and I try to read all of his books. I can highly recommend this to anyone. Read full review
Achieving Flexibility by Empowering People
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