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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For instance, we are very sophisticated copycats. I have accompanied many
executives, many union people going abroad to study — groups, of course. All
top executives of chain stores, for instance, make two or three trips a year to
Europe or ...
And it's those oh so frequent financial reporting requirements laid on by agencies
such as the SEC and the IRS that necessitate, for instance, allocating all
overhead costs to direct labor and the cost of goods sold — which in time leads to
which makes it almost impossible, for instance, to assess the long-term costs of
developing a product. A last example involves purchasing: Most purchasing
departments still are evaluated principally on the contract cost of procurement.
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Achieving Flexibility by Empowering People
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