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Robert Townsend, former CEO and the man that got AVIS to "Try Harder" tells in provocative style how to get rid of the inertia in American Business. This is your opportunity to learn from the master....

Title : Further Up the Organization: How to Stop Management from Stifling People and Strangling Productivity
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ISBN : 9780394535784
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 254 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Further Up the Organization: How to Stop Management from Stifling People and Strangling Productivity Reviews

  • Todd
    2019-01-28 19:27

    If you're a manager, read this book. If you're a staff employee, read this book. If you're a bureaucrat, paper-pusher, VP or CEO, run far away from this book, because you're the problem.Amazing that Townsend wrote this book in 1970 and revised it in the early '80s -- and despite the fact that it was a best-seller the first time around and is now considered a business classic, it remains ignored by most in the business/executive community. (Because when it's your ox that's being gored ...) I wonder what Townsend, who died in the mid-'90s, would make of these days of huge executive-staff pay disparities and Wall Street weasels. He'd probably start a company and never take it public.It depresses me that so little of the book's recommendations have become commonplace, but that's human nature for you: look out for No. 1, and screw everyone else.

  • Bouwe Hamaersma
    2019-02-09 21:38

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