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Sign up to receive offers and updates: After revealing the weakness in many current practices, Ackoff describes three organizational schemes that will lead to success. Ackoff caps off the book with an incisive critique of business schools, describing how they must be transformed to turn out the leaders we need for the competitive American organization of the 21st century. World of Books Hte Condition: Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.


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Enabling managers to understand the profound interrelationships in the American economy and to tap into them for success, The Democratic Corporation is a major work by an innovative thinker that is certain to cause ripples throughout the business community. Cameron and Gretchen M.

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Very Good dust jacket. We all know that American business needs fixing, and there is no shortage of prescriptions: May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. What makes Biblio different? Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. Along the way, Ackoff explodes a number of fashionable business notions. The quality of worklife within an organization is key.

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The Democratic Corporation by Ackoff, Russell L

In this revolutionary new book by a widely respected business thinker and pioneer in the fields of operations research and systems thinking, Ackoff underscores the urgent need to overhaul the kinds of systems found in America, from our business schools to our boardrooms.

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