TITLE

Beyond the Bottleneck

AUTHOR(S)
Senge, Peter M.
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Executive Excellence;May99, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents insights on management gleaned from observing the principles of nature. Corporate leaders' stifling of creativity and innovation within an organization; Gardener's strategy for growing healthy plants; Attendance to environment of plant.
ACCESSION #
1873206

 

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