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Managing as a Performing Art: New Ideas for a World of Chaotic Change

Managing as a Performing Art: New Ideas for a World of Chaotic Change

Peter B. Vaill

ISBN: 978-1-555-42369-8

Aug 1991, Jossey-Bass

264 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$45.00

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A collection of thought-provoking essays on management and leadership that propose radical new ways of thinking about what managers do and what organizations are.
Permanent White Water.

The Theory of Managing in the Managerial Competency Movement.

Winning Is Only the Thing You Think Winning Is.

The Peak Performance Cult.

The Grand Paradox of Management.

Reflection and the Technoholic.

Satchmo's Paradox.

Managing as a Performing Art.

It's All People.

The End of Culture and the Dialexic Society.

What Should the Top Team Be Talking About?

Taoist Management: 'Composedly They Went and Came'.

Management as Snake Handling.

The Requisites of Visionary Leadership.
"Many managers and advanced business students will have difficulty exploring Vaill's challenges without prejudice, but those who succeed will be much richer not only as managers, but as citizens of the highly dynamic and, at times, chaotic organizational world of today."(Choice)