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Main Title Calling a halt to mindless change : a plea for commonsense management /
Author Macdonald, John,
Publisher AMACOM,
Year Published 1998
OCLC Number 38061601
ISBN 0814403492; 9780814403495; 0585099642; 9780585099644
Subjects Organizational change. ; Organisatieverandering.
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EHAM  HD58.8.M217 1997 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 06/02/2000
Collation xi, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-238) and index.
Contents Notes
pt. 1. Mindless Change. 1. Between Gods. 2. False Gods. 3. Entrenched Fads. 4. Recent Revolutions. 5. Mindless Education -- pt. 2. Pause for Thought. 6. Anticipating Change. 7. Whatever Happened to Buck Rogers? 8. A Global Challenge -- pt. 3. Simple Common Sense. 9. Purpose. 10. Focus. 11. Communication. 12. People. 13. Stewardship. A Plea for Commonsense Management. Macdonald offers sobering advice to counter what he calls the mindless adoption of the new "--Isms" and four-legged absolutes trumpeted by dancing elephants (management consultants) clamoring to be heard ... Numerous examples of these "evolutionary organizations" help connect this treatise.