My own employer did not make the list of the 50 Most Innovative this year, but we did end up on the All-Stars list.
John's specialty was business law: boring things like securities and the UCC. I can see why he turned to millennialism [kidding!]. In passing, he notes the securities law has a great deal more to do with regulation than legistation per se. This is true in my field as well. For
As I mentioned yesterday, lean manufacturing didn't really take off in the US until the 1980s, despite being developed here first. I wonder whether this may be due to the baleful influence of Frederick Winslow Taylor. Taylor is an influential figure in US managament theory, but while he called his
John D Cook links to a couple of zingers on efficiency in the workplace. I've been thinking about these sorts of things a lot recently, but I really like it when somebody pokes holes in Malcolm Gladwell's foolishness. Yes, for God's sake, 10,000 hours of effort cannot make anyone