Fad Surfing in the Boardroom: Managing in the Age of Instant Answers

Fad Surfing in the Boardroom: Managing in the Age of Instant Answers

by Eileen C. Shapiro, Eileen Shahro
     
 

Fad Surfing (n): the practice of riding the crest of the latest management panacea and then paddling out again in time to ride the next one; always absorbing for managers and lucrative for consultants; frequently disastrous for organizations.

Overview

Fad Surfing (n): the practice of riding the crest of the latest management panacea and then paddling out again in time to ride the next one; always absorbing for managers and lucrative for consultants; frequently disastrous for organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201441956
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
10/06/1996
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.74(d)
Lexile:
1410L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Eileen Shapiro is president of The Hillcrest Group, Inc., a management consulting firm in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Formerly with McKinsey & Company, Inc., she received her MBA from Harvard Business School.

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