Manifestos tagged with Management

Lessons from S&P Recession Survivors
Aug. 3, 2011 - By: Larry Mallak
“Investors have heard many decry the decade of the 2000s as the ‘lost decade.’ A dollar invested in the S&P 500 on the first trading day of 1999 saw it worth just 65 cents a decade later. This “underperformance” is seen by many as a failure of the U.S. economic engine. If we look at the Top 20 performers of the S&P 500 during that same time period, we see a vastly different story.”
A General’s Guide to Deploying an Army of Entrepreneurs
Aug. 3, 2011 - By: Jennifer Prosek
"While I may have started out building a chain–mindful that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link—I came to see that interweaving the threads of a rope came much closer to meeting my goal of a cohesive, interactive team."
Adapt: The Benefits of Safe Mistakes
Aug. 3, 2011 - By: Tim Harford
“We cling on to the idea that successful business people are talented leaders running objectively brilliant corporations. But the world is far too complex and changes far too rapidly for us to have any confidence that this fondly held idea is true."
Your CQ: Why It Might Be the Most Important Number You Don’t Know!
July 6, 2011 - By: David Livermore
"How do we move beyond mantras about cultural sensitivity and global awareness to successfully adapting to various cultures while simultaneously remaining true to ourselves? Both sides of the equation are essential—being true to ourselves and adapting to different cultures.”
It’s All About Them: Marketing to the Digitally Empowered Buyer
July 6, 2011 - By: Rebel Brown
“Thanks to the digital age, today’s buyers can research, select and purchase their products without getting you involved in the decision. You won’t even know they were buying. Everything shifted. Your choices: shift, too—or get left in the past.”
Reputation Rules: Don’t Neglect Your Company’s Most Precious Asset
June 8, 2011 - By: Daniel Diermeier
"Trust is now an essential part of business success. [...] Companies have not responded to these changes. Their reputational risk has increased dramatically, but their capabilities have stayed the same. The result is one crisis chasing another and the long-term erosion of public trust in private enterprise.”
The Four Strands: Creating Companies Aligned With Human DNA
May 4, 2011 - By: Henry Cloud, Ph.D
"When a company is designed and operates in ways that are aligned with how people are constructed, it will be like an airplane aligned with the laws of physics that govern force or torque. It will reach the altitude, speed and course that its horsepower allows. But if its design is not aligned, it will fly in circles, stall out, crash, or break apart.”
The Mistake Manifesto: How Making Mistakes Can Make Us Better
April 6, 2011 - By: Alina Tugend
“Mistake-avoidance creates workplaces where making changes and being creative while risking failure is subsumed by an ethos of mistake-prevention at the cost of daring and innovation.”
The Seven Myths of Hyper-Social Organizations: Why Human 1.0 is Key
Feb. 16, 2011 - By: Francois Gossieaux
"To understand the changes that are afoot in the world of business you are better off understanding Human 1.0, which took tens of thousands of years to develop, rather than Web 2.0, which took merely a decade.”
How to Turn around Problem Performance in Five Questions or Less
Feb. 16, 2011 - By: Jim Bolton
"Underperformers suck. They suck the productivity out of a team or organization. They suck the morale out of your high performers. What are underperformers costing you? How much time do you spend reacting to problems related to underperformance? Think of the things you could do with that time if you could only get it back."

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