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April 21, 2004

News & Opinion: The Page 23 Meme

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 12:55 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I thought this was fun [via via Crossroads Dispatches].
1. Grab the nearest (business) book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
"In any well-run supermarket, individual items are replenished as each item begins to run low on the shelf." - The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer by Jeffery Liker

About Dylan Schleicher


Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.