"Long-term commitment to new learning and new philosophy is required of any management that seeks transformation. The timid and the fainthearted, and the people that expect quick results, are doomed to disappointment."
According to W. Edwards Deming, American companies require nothing less than a transformation of management style and of governmental relations with industry. In Out of the Crisis, originally published in 1982, Deming offers a theory of management based on his famous 14 Points for Management. Management's failure to plan for the future, he claims, brings about loss of market, which brings about loss of jobs. Management must be judged not only by the quarterly dividend, but by innovative plans to stay in business, protect investment, ensure future dividends, and provide more jobs through improved product and service. In simple, direct language, he explains the principles of management transformation and how to apply them.
Previously published by MIT-CAES
NEWS & OPINION: 80 Books Every Manager Should Read - 1980-1989
Posted January 13, 2005, 1:37 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
1980 Alvin Toffler: The Third Wave
1980 Michael Porter: Competitive Strategy
1981 Richard Pascale and Anthony Athos: The Art of Japanese Management
1982 John Naisbitt: Megatrends
1982 Kenichi Ohmae: The Mind of the Strategist
1982 Tom Peters and Robert Waterman: In Search of Excellence
1982 W. Edwards Deming: Out of the Crisis
1983 Rosabeth Moss Kanter: Change Masters
1984 Meredith Belbin: Management Teams
1985 Edgar Schein: Organizational Culture and Leadership
1985 Harold Geneen: Managing
1985 Warren Bennis and Burt Nanus: Leaders
1986 Akio Morita: Made in Japan
1987 Jan Carlzon: Moments of Truth
1988 Joseph M. Juran: Planning for Quality
1988 Konosuke Matsushita: Quest for Prosperity
1989 Charles Handy: The Age of Unreason
1989 Christopher Bartlett and Sumantra Ghoshal: Managing Across Borders
1989 Stephen Covey: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
This is from Financial Times Handbook of Management 3rd Edition.
NEWS & OPINION: Biz Books from B-Schools - Part III
Posted April 30, 2004, 5:00 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
Here are a couple more people who were on the 2000 BW list.
Jeff Bezos' single recommendation was Built to Last by Jim Collins.
And Jim Collins had no shortage of ideas for your reading list:
THE SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF ORGANIZING by Karl E.
NEWS & OPINION: Biz Books from B-Schools - Part II
Posted April 29, 2004, 8:18 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
When I told Jack about the series, he proudly pointed me to the same exercise BusinessWeek did in 2000. The panel then was a combination of practioners and professors. Along with Mr.
NEWS & OPINION: Biz Books from B-Schools - Part I
Posted April 28, 2004, 6:09 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
Thanks to a post at vazhiambalam, I was alerted to a feature over at BusinessWeek. BW recently asked over 30 business school professors what books they would recommend to readers.
The layout is a little clunky.