SIGN-UP NOW! SIGN-UP NOW! Click to become a VoiceAmerica Member for Free!
Voiceamerica radio logo
voiceamerica-business radio logo
Apple logo Google Play Store Kindle store
The Soul of Enterprise: Business in the Knowledge Economy
top banner

The Soul of Enterprise: Business in the Knowledge Economy

Friday at 1 PM Pacific

July 04th 2014:Declaring Independence from the Tyranny of Taylorism

Ron and Ed discuss the Cult of Efficiency beginning with an explanation of Frederick Winslow Taylor the father of so called Scientific Management. Business aren’t paid to be efficient. There's nothing more useless than being efficient at doing the wrong things. Industries at peak efficiency are destined for obsolescence, think buggy whip manufacturers. Effectiveness trumps efficiency and creates true competitive advantage. Would you want an efficient or effective heart surgeon? This is why Walt Disney didn’t produce Snow White and Three Dwarfs. The McKinsey Maxim of What you can measure

Read more
Share Email SHARE
Download PDF DOWNLOAD PDF
Get Code GET CODE

Tune in

Friday at 1 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel and VoiceAmerica Variety Channel
LISTEN LIVE
EPISODE ON DEMAND
VIEW HOST PAGE
Questions? Comments?
Call In Live!
Toll Free: 1-866-472-5790
Intl: 001-480-398-3352

Share This Episode

facebook Share On Facebook
twitter Share On Twitter
Linkedin Share On LinkedIn
Share Email Share this E-mail
https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2347/the-soul-of-enterprise-business-in-the-knowledge-economy 20/10/2017 01:00 20/10/2017 02:00 The Soul of Enterprise: Business in the Knowledge Economy https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2347/the-soul-of-enterprise-business-in-the-knowledge-economy Ron and Ed discuss the Cult of Efficiency beginning with an explanation of Frederick Winslow Taylor the father of so called Scientific Management. Business aren’t paid to be efficient. There's nothing more useless than being efficient at doing the wrong things. Industries at peak efficiency are destined for obsolescence, think buggy whip manufacturers. Effectiveness trumps efficiency and creates true competitive advantage. Would you want an efficient or effective heart surgeon? This is why Walt Disney didn’t produce Snow White and Three Dwarfs. The McKinsey Maxim of What you can measure you can manage will also be discussed, and why it's dangerously wrong. Also, why Frederick Taylor was wrong in treating management as a science, and Ron and Ed will propose a superior concept to effectiveness. That of efficaciousness. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
Email Host Email the Host

Connect with VoiceAmerica

Download our mobile apps
App store Google play Blackberry store
GPlus Facebook Twitter Linkedin Social Media
Va Press pass