Management

Posted on: August 13, 2013
Raji Lukkoor Respond; don’t react. Listen; don’t talk. Think; don’t assume.
Albert Einstein Try not to become a person of success but a person of value
Jack Welch An organisation’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage
Peter Drucker The enterprise that does not innovate inevitably ages and declines. And in a period of rapid change such as the present, an entrepreneurial period, the decline will be fast
Rosabeth Moss Kanter The secret of innovation is that it gives you a temporary monopoly. It means that you can charge more for it
Tom Peters Listening is the highest form of courtesy
David Ogilvy High morale is magnetic…and nothing kills it faster than Merchants of Malaise. Removesad dogs who spread gloom
Theodore Roosevelt The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people
Peter F Drucker Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work
Mark Cuban
(Internet Entrepreneur and Owner,
Dallas Mavericks)
All good businesses are personal. The best businesses are very personal
Mark Cuban All good businesses are personal. The best businesses are very personal
Institute of Public Policy Research An employee’s satisfaction with their work and a positive view of the organisation, combined with relatively extensive and sophisticated people management practices are the most important predictors of future productivity
John Imhoff Any organisation is like a septic tank. The really big chunks rise to the top
Peter Drucker Efficiency is doing a thing right – effective is doing the right thing
Paul Goodman Few great men would have got past personnel
John F Kennedy Change is the law of life. Those who choose to ignore it are sure to miss the future
Arthur Baer His insomnia was so bad, he couldn’t sleep during office hours
David Ogilvy High morale is magnetic…and nothing kills it faster than Merchants of Malaise. Remove ‘sad dogs’ who spread gloom’
David Ogilvy Hire the kind of people clients wouldn’t have the nerve to hire
Henry Ford I am looking for people who have an infinite capacity to not know what can’t be done
Philip Kotler If you fail to plan, you plan to fail
Albert Grant If you think your boss is stupid remember that you wouldn’t have a job if he was smarter
Harold Coffin In the business world an executive knows something about everything, a technician knows everything about something and the switchboard operator knows everything
Tom Peters Make visible heroes of the insanely busy people who sprinted the extra two miles to help another team
David Ogilvy Our business needs a massive transfusion of talent. And talent is most likely to be found among non conformists, dissenters and rebels
Peter F Drucker Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work
Peter Drucker So much of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to work
Charles Dickens The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you
George McGovern The longer the title, the less important the job
Vidal Sassoon The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary
Casey Stengel The secret of managing is to keep the guys you hate away from the guys who are undecided
Lily Tomlin The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat
Robert Frost The world is full of willing people. Some willing to work, the rest willing to let them
Robert Half There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognise ability
Henley Management College There appears to be a positive correlation between an atmosphere of human playfulness (i.e. humour) in the workplace and the improvement of innovative activity and creativity…There is also a negative correlation between high levels of stress and creativity in the workplace
Doris Lilly To make a really long story short, there’s nothing like having a boss walk in
Raymond Cvikota Today’s payslip has more deductions than a Sherlock Holmes novel
Keith Davis We didn’t actually overspend our budget. The allocation simply fell short of our expenditure
William Wrigley Jr When two men in business always agree, one of them in unnecessary
Philip Kotler Whilst innovation is risky, non innovation can be fatal

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