Book Broaden the vision and narrow the focus : managing in a world of paradox / James R. Lucas.
Publication year: [c2006]
Call Number HD57.7 .L71 2006
Media class: Book
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers
Extent: xiv, 208 p. ; 25 cm.
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.