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Re-creating the corporation : a design of organizations for the 21st century

Author: Russell Lincoln Ackoff
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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Over the last three decades the average life expectancy of a corporation in North America has dipped well below 20 years. In fact, by 1983 a full third of the 1970 Fortune 500 companies had been acquired, merged, or broken apart. In this landmark book, one of the business world's foremost pioneers, Russell L. Ackoff, delivers this indispensable guide for those hoping to beat these odds--and to better navigate the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ackoff, Russell Lincoln, 1919-
Re-creating the corporation.
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©1999
(DLC) 99013605
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Lincoln Ackoff
ISBN: 0195123875 9780195123876 9780198028819 0198028814
OCLC Number: 252642277
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 336 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface; Part I: Background; Part II: Process: Planning, Design, Implementation, and Learning; Part III: Designs: Democracy, Economy, and Flexibility; Part IV: Change: Reformations and Transformations; Appendix A.A Short Bibliography on Systems; Appendix B. An Application of Interactive Planning; References and Sources; Index.
Other Titles: Recreating the corporation
Responsibility: Russell L. Ackoff.
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A comprehensive overview of the thought of one of the most important management thinkers today. Explains the author's pioneering work applying systems thinking to the problems of organizations as  Read more...

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