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It can be hard to know if a book is right for you until you actually start reading it. So, we get excerpts from recent business books so you can take a peek inside.




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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part V

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 2, 2004, at 4:32 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Now, dont get me wrong       I like my job. And the organizations       not bad,             as organizations go. I like the people here,       some are really great, and the members of my team,       well, we get along OK.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part IV

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 2, 2004, at 3:32 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Theyre in charge of everything,       but they dont tell us anything. They make the rules and policies       by which we must work,             but those rules and policies                   often get in the way of our work. They tell us       we need to embrace change,             but they dont change themselves.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part III

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 2, 2004, at 2:30 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Im sure youve heard it, too:       They dont care about quality and service,             its all about numbers and the bottom line.       Theyre never around when you need them,             you know.       They cant decide what they want us to do.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part II

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 2, 2004, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

For many years Ive heard about they . . .

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part I

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 2, 2004, at 12:28 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Who Are "They" Anyway? by BJ Gallagher and Steve Ventura Dearborn Trade Publishing August 2004 Hardcover, 128 Pages ISBN 0793188296 PART I The Story This is the story of a person who has a problem. Who is he?