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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part X

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 3, 2004, at 6:37 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

So upstairs I went,       hopeful that they       would be there. I asked the receptionist, Are they in? I need to see them.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part IX

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 3, 2004, at 4:37 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

My boss leaned back       in her chair             as she said, Dont I wish! If I were one of them, things would be a lot different around here. But they havent seen fit to include me in their group.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part VIII

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 3, 2004, at 3:36 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

So I went to ask my boss. Her door was open,       so I walked right in. She looked up from the paperwork       on her desk.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part VII

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 3, 2004, at 1:35 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I took my troubles to my teammates,       but they offered little in the way of help One said, I dont know. Read the manual they gave you. Another replied, Dont ask me, that new stuff was their idea, not mine.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part VI

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 2, 2004, at 7:33 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Why, just recently, I encountered a problem with this new technology were supposed to be implementing. I followed the procedures,       did what Id learned       in the training,             but the problem persisted.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part V

By 800-CEO-READ, 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 800-CEO-READ, 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 800-CEO-READ, 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 800-CEO-READ, 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 800-CEO-READ, 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?