All Hat and No Cattle: Tales of a Corporate Outlaw : how to Shake Things Up and Make a Difference at Work

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Perseus Books, 1999 - Business & Economics - 251 pages
Are “knowledge-work,” “empowerment strategies,” and “continuous improvement” making your head spin? Have you heard “let’s get everybody on the same page” just one time too many? Was the latest management training just another dose of warmed-over dogma? Then it’s time to start kicking up some dust and making a difference. In All Hat and No Cattle , maverick consultant and writer, Chris Turner, serves as our guide, and with a healthy dose of Texas humor and the wisdom gained from experience on the front lines, she exposes much of what passes for management wisdom as baloney and offers alternative ways of thinking about organizations and the people who bring them to life. Not your father’s management textbook, All Hat and No Cattle shows how real growth, vitality, and change result when all of us take responsibility for doing things in new ways—ways that create the future now. All Hat and No Cattle is chock full of ideas guaranteed to help frazzled folks shake up the workplace.

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A year has passed and I don't remember anything I read, so I guess it was a pretty standard advice-book. However, the burden of the book (see the quote below) is certainly valid, although I have no ... Read full review

Contents

We Gotta Drive This Sucker
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We Know What the Problems Are
39
Tell Them and They Will Know 5 7
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Chris Turner, who has translated many of Baudrillard's most acclaimed works into English, has also translated works by Paul Virilio and Andre Gors.

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