We have overwhelming evidence that available information plus analysis does not lead to knowledge . The management science team can properly analyse a situation and present recommendations to the manager, but no change occurs. The situation is so familiar to those of us who try to practice management science that I hardly need to describe the cases.
In the unexamined American Dream rhetoric promoting mass higher education in the nation of my youth, the implicit vision was that one day everyone, or at least practically everyone, would be a manager or a professional. We would use the most elitist of all means, scholarship, toward the most egalitarian of ends. We would all become chiefs; hardly anyone would be left a mere Indian.William A. Henry III
We broke up mostly because we didn't have a manager and everyone was on different drugs. I don't take them so it was a bit weird for me.ian brown
It's vitally important that as manager you make decisions.phil brown
A good household manager, but not fit to meddle in the affairs of kings.cromwell, thomas, 1st earl of essex
A restaurant is an unusual business, charged as it is with stewardship of one of the fundamental processes of our animal biology. Until breathing and excretion can be commodified, the restaurant manager inhabits a rarified sphere whose only other residents are obstetricians, undertakers, and whores.
At a football club, there's a holy trinity – the players, the manager and the supporters.bill shankly
The day Mr. Reeder arrived at the Public Prosecutors' Office was indeed a day of fate for Mr. Lambton Green, Branch manager of the London Scottish and Midland Bank.edgar wallace
The stock market is a no-called-strike game. You don't have to swing at everything you can wait for your pitch. The problem when you're a money manager is that your fans keep yelling, "Swing, you bum!"warren buffett
It seems to me that the comprehension and enjoyment of the reader, as opposed to the viewer, is best served in printing this version rather than a slavish definitive transcription. Besides, what film is truly definitive? By the time you see the film it may very well be sub-titled, re-edited, shortened, even censored, and every film is viewed at the discretion of the projectionist, the cinema manager, the architect of the cinema, the comfort of your seat and the attention of your neighbour.Peter Greenaway
The new and most powerful union of all will be a union of one one man, one woman, one worker with special skills, an inquiring mind, and an independent attitude, his creativity intact, his love of life blooming. The union of one will be peopled by one man or one woman who is alive . Such a person is always sought by the intelligent manager.gerry spence
Everybody has his own theatre, in which he is manager , actor, prompter, playwright, sceneshifter, boxkeeper, doorkeeper, all in one, and audience into the bargain.
The increase of this efficiency is essentially the problem of the manager , and the amount to which it can be increased by proper study is, in most cases, so great as to be almost incredible.
Chapter XII. The manager and the Instruments of Management Production is a synthesis of functions always present but not all actually developed sometimes quite rudimentary how is synthesis to be effected influence of strong personality leadership essential to great results manager is outside science of management must use its principles, as chemist is outside the science of chemistry and uses its principles to effect his aims management science provides the instruments, their successful wielding depends upon capacity of manager.
We have overwhelming evidence that available information plus analysis does not lead to knowledge . The management science team can properly analyse a situation and present recommendations to the manager , but no change occurs. The situation is so familiar to those of us who try to practice management science that I hardly need to describe the cases.
If you have a great manager, you want to pay him very well.
Only the general manager can mold the resources, processes, and values that affect innovation , into a coherent capability to develop and launch superior new products and services repeatedly.
[In France] a minister has twenty assistants, where the Administrative Theory says that a manager at the head of a big undertaking should not have more than five or six.
Because of his compassion Owen was always in trouble with his partners. They would have much preferred a tough, down-to-earth manager who would get a days work out of the little bastards.
The increase of this efficiency is essentially the problem of the manager, and the amount to which it can be increased by proper study is, in most cases, so great as to be almost incredible.
If a manager asks an academic consultant what to do and that consultant answers, then the consultant should be fired. No academic has the experience to know the context of a managerial problem well enough to give specific advice about a specific situation.
The remarkable thing about management is that a manager can go on for years making mistakes that nobody is aware of, which means that management can be a kind of a con job.