Law - Intelligent people, when assembled into an organization,
will tend toward collective stupidity.
Albrecht # Intelligent,
- The organizational
architecture is really that a centipede walks on hundred legs
and one or two dont count. So if I lose one or two legs,
the process will go on, the organization will go on, the growth
will go on.
Ambani # Growth,
- In the
end, the customer doesn't know, or care, if you are small
or large as an organisation.. she or he only focuses on the
garment hanging on the rail in the store.
Armani # Satisfaction,
- The political
tradition of ancient thought, filtered in Italy by Machiavelli,
says one thing clearly: every prince needs allies, and the
bigger the responsibility, the more allies he needs.
Berlusconi # Responsibility,
got thousands of investors counting on us. And we're a team
of thousands of employees all counting on each other. That's
Bezos # Employee,
- You tell
the people the stories the best you know. If there is something
you don't know, you be up front and make that clear. You always
give the aggrieved party the chance to respond before you
publish or go to air. That's just my kind of old-fashioned
Blitzer # Organization,
thinking is concerned not with playing with the existing pieces
but with seeking to change those very pieces. It is concerned
with the perception part of thinking. This is where we organise
the external world into the pieces we can then process.
de Bono # Thinking,
- We deal
with all varieties of information. Somebodys always
upset no matter what we do. We have to make a decision; otherwise
theres a never-ending debate.
Brin # Deals,
- If you
really got the right people, and you've got them working together
as a team, whether it's in business, whether it's in science,
whether it's in politics, you can make a big difference.
Case # Teamwork,
- No one
can act alone in the name of all and no one can accept the
anarchy of a society without rules.
Chirac # Society,
- As soon
as one nation claims the right to take preventive action,
other countries will naturally do the same. If we go down
that road, where are we going?
Chirac # Organization,
- The company
was quite hierarchical. I often think it was like a pyramid
with Robert (husband Robert Holmes a Court) at the top and
lots of us paying homage to him. I try to turn the pyramid
upside down so that I'm at the bottom and bubbling away and
encouraging people and energising them so that they are all
empowered so that they can do what they need to do, now that's
Holmes a Court # Company,
a personal journal a daily in-depth analysis and evaluation
of your experiences is a high-leverage activity that increases
self-awareness and enhances all the endowments and the synergy
Covey # Experience,
are given the chance to help shape their company by participating
in a company-wide communications program making suggestions
on waste reduction, environmental improvement, customer satisfaction,
quality improvement, and safety issues.
Covey # Employee,
- We keep
moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because
we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
We're always exploring and experimenting.
Disney # Success,
we accomplish is due to the combined effort. The organization
must be with you or you don't get it done... In my organization
there is respect for every individual, and we all have a keen
respect for the public.
Disney # Organization,
of people were producing new Web sites every day. We were
just trying to take all that stuff and organize it to make
Filo # Internet,
- We set
out what's going to be our work time versus our foundation
time versus family time, and we'll reassess that... sometimes
Gates # Work,
- A corporation
is a living organism; it has to continue to shed its skin.
Methods have to change. Focus has to change. Values have to
change. The sum total of those changes is transformation.
Grove # Company,
- A great
company in the media business needs visionary leaders, not
a conglomerate structure headquartered in Columbus Circle
that second guesses.
Icahn # Great,
everybody in a group is susceptible to similar biases, groups
are inferior to individuals, because groups tend to be more
extreme than individuals.
Kahneman # Thinking,
- I am
very proud to follow the rules of our company.
Kamprad # Company,
- You can
do so much in 10 minutes' time.Ten minutes, once gone, are
gone for good.. Divide your life into 10-minute units and
sacrifice as few of them as possible in meaningless activity.
Kamprad # Action,
planning has been a major priority at Southwest for quite
some time. We think we have come up with a winning combination
of talent for our company reorganization.
Kelleher # Success,
- The structure
of the company is constantly changing. The composition of
the necessary working groups is constantly changing. We have
many divisions that are based on the project principle, which
means that they are put together for each project.
Khodorkovsky # Company,
- At first,
we couldn't be establishment, because we didn't have any money.
We were guerrilla marketers, and we still are, a little bit.
But, as we became No. 1 in our industry, we've had to modify
our culture and become a bit more planned.
Knight # Money,
is the key issue! The growing gap between executive compensation
and what the "poles" receive does little to increase
Martin # Truth,
does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations,
the relations within which these individuals stand.
Marx # Society,
- I think
our country also needs an effective organization to work on
placing orders for breakthrough research and development in
the interests of our defense and security, including promising
new research that in some cases can be very risky.
Medvedev # Organization,
leads to recognition. Recognition brings respect. Respect
enhances power. Humility and grace in one's moments of power
enhances dignity of an organisation.
Murthy # Customers,
- By building
a simple system, with just a few guiding principles, eBay
was open to organic growth.
Omidyar # Company,
- If you
can run the company a bit more collaboratively, you get a
better result, because you have more bandwidth and checking
and balancing going on.
Page # Management,
- The surest
way for an executive to kill himself is to refuse to learn
how, and when, and to whom to delegate work.
Cash Penney # Learning,
- You have
to figure out what that is, and you have to make a plan to
get to it. And the plan has got to have a timeline. You have
to choose something that you can afford to do and then lock
it in and passionately do it.
- We have
already begun taking concrete steps to change the structure
of our economy and, as we have discussed a great deal, to
give it a more innovative quality.
Putin # Changes,
than ever before, crisis management, reconstruction and development
demand a new level of cooperation between nations, and between
nations and international organisations, where military and
civilian instruments are applied.
de Hoop Scheffer # Crisis,
- I am
confident that today NATO is not only becoming larger but
also stronger, more cohesive and more coherent.
Solana # Confidence,
- I have
set a standard, and I'm going to stick to the standard. I
may have been able to grow faster and maybe my business could
have been bigger, but because I really feel very serious about
my subject, I really want to be hands-on.
Stewart # Business,
- I run
my operation like a family business. I sign every check, every
receipt, Im not tough, but Im strong.
Trump # Business,
to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise.
Turner # Organization,
of many is the same as management of few. It is a matter of
Tzu # Management,
- I am
an owner who prefers to stay behind the scenes and allow my
staff to do what they do best.
Wang # Company,
- A business
leader has to keep their organization focused on the mission.
That sounds easy, but it can be tremendously challenging in
today's competitive and ever-changing business environment.
A leader also has to motivate potential partners to join.
Whitman # Inspirational,
- You need
a plan to build a house. To build a life, it is even more
important to have a plan or goal.
Ziglar # Planning,
indicates that workers have three prime needs: Interesting
work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on
things that are going on in the company.
Ziglar # Research,
- We are
working hard to build a service that everyone, everywhere
can use, whether they are a person, a company, a president
or an organisation working for change.
Zuckerberg # Action,
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