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Book:Broaden the vision and narrow the focus : managing in a world of paradox / James R. Lucas.:[c2006] Book Broaden the vision and narrow the focus : managing in a world of paradox / James R. Lucas.
Broaden the vision and narrow the focus : managing in a world of paradox / James R. Lucas.
Author: Lucas, J. R 1950-
Publication year: [c2006]
Language: English
Call Number HD57.7 .L71 2006
Media class: Book
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers
ISBN: 027598592X
Extent: xiv, 208 p. ; 25 cm.
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The truth about paradox -- Spread optimism and spread the ugly truth -- Demand the truth and have it freely offered -- Eliminate risk and take more risks -- Focus on results and ignore results -- Lead with the head and lead with the heart -- Broaden the vision and narrow the focus -- Live in the present and live in the future -- Communicate more and filter information -- Exercise authority and share power -- Create passion and expect passion -- Invite people in and send people home -- Clarify boundaries and increase freedom -- Increase pressure and reduce stress -- Eliminate ideas and expand creativity -- Encourage cooperation and encourage conflict -- Nurture customers and fire customers -- Benchmark competitors and ignore what they're doing -- Reduce costs and increase spending -- Move faster and take more time -- Be consistent and change everything -- Applying the paradox principle to create lasting impact and widespread wealth.

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