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Management of the AbsurdAn original, contrarian philosophy that challenges today’s leaders to look past the quick fix and deal thoughtfully with the real complexities of managing people. In organizations, as in life, human behavior is often irrational — and problems do not easily lend themselves to the simplistic answers and gimmickry offered in the myriad business “self-help” books and management training programs available today. In Management of the Absurd, Richard Farson zeros in on the paradoxes of communication…

Management of the Absurd: Paradoxes in Leadership by Farson, Richard (1997) PaperbackAn original, contrarian philosophy that challenges today’s leaders to look past the quick fix and deal thoughtfully with the real complexities of managing people. In organizations, as in life, human behavior is often irrational — and problems do not easily lend themselves to the simplistic answers and gimmickry offered in the myriad business “self-help” books and management training programs available today. In Management of the Absurd, Richard Farson zeros in on the paradoxes of communication…

Living Life Better: The Marathon of the AbsurdLife is a series of challenges to be met and conquered. Living Life Better is a book that offers no-nonsense advice on how to deal with problems and improve the quality of Life….

The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think In ActionA leading M.I.T. social scientist and consultant examines five professions—engineering, architecture, management, psychotherapy, and town planning—to show how professionals really go about solving problems.The best professionals, Donald Schön maintains, know more than they can put into words. To meet the challenges of their work, they rely less on formulas learned in graduate school than on the kind of improvisation learned in practice. This unarticulated, largely unexamined process is the su…

MIAW - Management in Absurd Way (Indonesian Edition)Sinopsis: Buku ini mencoba menyampaikan konsep manajemen dengan ringan. Ada isinya yang teoritis-konseptual. Ada tawa dan plesetan. Ada humor lebay dan sarkasme. Ada info trivial keluar konteks dan sedikit renungan. Bahkan, ada selipan unsur roman untuk menghangatkan suasana. Sebentar, memangnya relevan untuk menyelipkan unsur roman bersanding dengan teori manajemen yang serius? Ada sebagian yang paralel antara semesta manajemen dan roman. Keduanya adalah tentang bagaimana mengeruk uang target s…

Management, absurd: Ein Blick auf die Kehrseite moderner Management-Begriffe (German Edition)Begriffe wie Burnout oder Resilienz werden im Management oft und gerne verwendet, ohne jemals kritisch hinterfragt zu werden. Was aber verbirgt sich tatsächlich hinter diesen Buzzwords? Und was hinter Evergreens wie „Führungskräfte“ und latest Hits wie „Generation Y“ und „Social Media“? Die Autoren stellen Schlagworte, Stereotypen, Klischees und Mythen kritisch infrage und wenden sich gegen den irreführenden Mainstream, gegen verkrustete Stereotypen, gegen einseitige Betrachtungs…