If Your Company S Goal Is To Become Fast, Responsive, And Agile, Efficiency Is Not The Answer You Need SlackWhy Is It That Today S Superefficient Organizations Are Ailing Tom DeMarco, A Leading Management Consultant To Both Fortune And Up And Coming Companies, Reveals A Counterintuitive Principle That Explains Why Efficiency Efforts Can Slow A Company Down That Principle Is The Value Of Slack, The Degree Of Freedom In A Company That Allows It To Change Implementing Slack Could Be As Simple As Adding An Assistant To A Department And Letting High Priced Talent Spend Less Time At The Photocopier And Time Making Key Decisions, Or It Could Mean Designing Workloads That Allow People Room To Think, Innovate, And Reinvent Themselves It Means Embracing Risk, Eliminating Fear, And Knowing When To Go Slow Slack Allows For Change, Fosters Creativity, Promotes Quality, And, Above All, Produces Growth With An Approach That Works For New And Old Economy Companies Alike, This Revolutionary Handbook Debunks Commonly Held Assumptions About Real World Management, And Gives You And Your Company A Brand New Model For Achieving And Maintaining True Effectiveness
Tom DeMarco is the author of fifteen books, including five novels, a collection of short stories and the rest business books His most recent work is a seemingly jinxed love story, The One Way Time Traveler. Before that he wrote Dark Harbor House, and before that Slack and Peopleware and The Deadline.
- 256 pages
- Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency
- Tom DeMarco
- 08 July 2017 Tom DeMarco