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Caroselli, M. (2002).  Leadership Skills For Managers.
"W. Edwards Deming, one of the founding fathers of the quality movement, asserted that employees are rightfully entitled to the 'pride of workmanship'. Essential to that pride are job security, expectations, clear communications, and the proper tools." (p. 7)
Cusumano, M. A. (1995).  Microsoft Secrets: How the World's Most Powerful Software Company Creates Technology, Shapes Markets, and Manages People.
"That's the whole craft-versus-engineering thing. Even in engineering, you can't build a bridge by reading a bunch of books, no matter how many books about building bridges you've read. (Steven Sinofsky, former technical assistant to Bill Gates)." (p. xv)
Feinberg, M. (1995).  Why Smart People Do Dumb Things: Lessons from the New Science of Behavioral Economics.
"Mature people develop—and enjoy—what Thorstein Veblen called 'the instinct of workmanship'. Oliver Wendell Holmes talked about pride in one's work: 'To hammer out as compact and as solid a piece of work as one can, to try to make it first rate.'—this is the goal of all mature people." (p.228)

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Concept Scheme: business culture/management vocabulary

URI: business culture/management vocabulary


  • Concept: craft
    • preferred: craft
    • related: creativity
    • related: expertise
    • closeMatch:
    • keyword-32
    • linked content:
      • sense: craft
      • sense: craftsmanship
      • sense: workmanship
      • craft
      • in scheme:
      • gloss: skill in an occupation or trade
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      • synset id: 105638063
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