Ackoff's fables : irreverent reflections on business and bureaucracy
- Russell L. Ackoff.
- Uniform Title
- New York : Wiley, c1991.
- Physical description
- xiii, 226 p. ; 24 cm.
- Ackoff, Russell Lincoln, 1919-2009.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-226).
- Beating the System: Notes from an Antibureaucrat. Rubbish Heaps Grow, but They Don't Develop: Understanding the Differences Between Growth and Development. Never Let Your Schooling Interfere with Your Education: Becoming an Antibureaucrat. A Great Many People Think They Are Thinking When They Are Merely Rearranging Their Prejudices: The Costs of Discrimination. Wisdom Is the Power to Put Our Time and Our Knowledge to the Proper Use: People, Practice and Professions. Ask for Anything You Like Except Time: Culture, Language, and Customs. Notes. Bibliography.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
The author summarizes his experience as a management consultant in a series of fables designed to expose narrow thinking, muddle-headedness and complacency in business. He has previously written Management in Small Doses and The Art of Problem Solving.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- 0471531944 (alk. paper) : $22.95
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