The Working Leader

The Triumph of High Performance Over Conventional Management Principles
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Original Publish Date: May 11, 2010
Product Number: EB00571888
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781439106341
Publisher: Touchstone
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Description

The goal: To be a leader who has an agenda, knows the system inside out, is comfortable with fluidity, and recognizes that the parts do not always fit into an integrated whole. Schooled to oversee fixed, almost unvarying routines, managers today are unprepared to manage the conflicts in modern work flow relationships. Sayles shows with vivid case studies how middle managers with an in-depth understanding of the organization can resolve the inherent contradictions and ambiguities among design, sales, and manufacturing.

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