More Bricks Less Straw
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About "More Bricks Less Straw"
In today's cutthroat business environment, leaders are expected to do more with less. Bottom lines are on the increase; available resources on the decrease. Worse, managers must achieve these grand goals while keeping morale at an all-time high. ^ This isn't just a trend. It's the state of business today. And really, it's nothing new. In ancient Egypt, the Israelite slaves were forced to make more bricks with less straw. With fewer and fewer resources, the Israelites had to find ways to meet higher and higher demands. ^ David Farrington transports this and other familiar Bible stories into the modern workplace, demonstrating timetested solutions--delegation of authority, effective communication, consensus building, and more--for today's time-pressed business leaders. As a veteran of consulting for Fortune 500 companies, Farrington knows how to produce more effective business leaders. His penetrating insights give leaders innovative strategies for building morale and creating a pos
Meet the Author
David P. Farrington has published extensively and is the first non-American to have been President of the American Society for Criminology. He is also a Fellow of the British Academy and the Academy of Medical Sciences.