Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency

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Dorset House Publishing, 2001 - Business & Economics - 226 pages
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A counterintuitive approach that works for new and old economy companies alike, this text debunks commonly held assumptions about personnel management and replaces them with an innovative model for true effectiveness - and a healthier bottom line.

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User Review  - ennui2342 - LibraryThing

A quick, but powerful read. Tails off a little towards then end - I felt the section on risk management could have been dropped. However, really makes you question the value of some common wisdom ... Read full review

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User Review  - jorgearanda - LibraryThing

An informal and lighthearted argument against mindless efficiency. DeMarco's main claim is that a humane workplace makes business sense. It's a short and convincing book, but if it was half as long it'd be twice as good. Read full review

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