Quotes in work
A company could put a top man at every position and be swallowed by a competitor with people only half as good, but who are working together.
Why not make the work easier and more interesting so that people do not have to sweat?
The Toyota style is not to create results by working hard. It is a system that says there is no limit to people's creativity. People don't go to Toyota to 'work' they go there to 'think'
Once you get some data it does away with a lot of arguments and people can work as a team going after the biggest problems.
Motivation - nonsense. All that people need to know is why their work is important.
the system that people work in and the interaction with people may account for 90 or 95 percent of performance.
The key factor you can use to make employees miserable on the job is to simply keep them from making progress in meaningful work.
Work is the true elixir of life. The busiest man is the happiest man.
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
The real problems in the office are the managers and the meetings.
You can't work directly on morale. You work on other things and morale will come along with it.