All Hat and No Cattle: Tales of a Corporate Outlaw by Chris Turner

By Chris Turner

Have you ever heard "Let's get every person at the similar web page" only one time too many? was once your most up-to-date administration education direction simply one other plateful of warmed-over dogma? Then it is time to commence kicking up a few airborne dirt and dust and creating a distinction. In All Hat and No livestock, maverick advisor Chris Turner exhibits you ways to just do that. With a hefty dose of Texas humor, and with knowledge won from event at the entrance traces, she exposes a lot of what passes for administration knowledge as baloney and provides clean methods of pondering agencies and the folk who deliver them to lifestyles.

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Having been a general manager, I knew that GMs get paid on profit. The synonym for general manager is cheapskate. I knew that if the GMs were willing to fork over two thousand dollars per participant, then our efforts were showing up in the bottom line. Measurements in complex, dynamic systems are dicey. But when general managers pony up money, it is because they are confident that they are investing in future success. Camp Lur'ning '96 was bigger and better. A total of 375 people participated in three days of jam-packed learning.

Partners in Lur'ning was really just a web of relationships within a large, bureaucratic structure. " Cascading, the traditional Xerox communication approach, is analogous to the trickle-down theory of economics, and it works about as well. Managers are sent information that they are supposed to share with their direct reports, who are supposed to share it with their subordinates, and so on. Cascading is a bit like the kids' game "gossip," in which a secret message is whispered, kid to kid, around a circle.

The assumptions made by the Ross Perot wannabe were as follows: That the organization is a machine That the organization can be fixed by tinkering with the parts We Gotta Drive This Sucker That things can be like they used to be That they were once doing something right That an organization can be driven The truth of the matter is that back in "the good old days/' these good oF boys could walk through a swamp and not get their feet muddy. Their products sold themselves. There was no competition, everyone made a lot of money, and a whole mythology grew up around this success.

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