Index234
what they do 15
management
and 2008 banking crisis 204
by objectives 135
by walking around 136
management bandwagons 135–40
management compensation 88,
108
management consultants 146–8
portability of 149
as rats 145, 146
use of databases in sales bids
155–6
management fads 136–7
management practices 122–58
spread of harmful 122, 145–6
unintended consequences 122
as viruses 138–9, 141–2, 144
management systems and 2008
banking crisis 208
market mechanism of
remuneration 113, 115
marketing by pharmaceutical
companies 5
markets
and Darwin 47, 143, 145
“efciency” of 143–5
entering foreign 9, 178
Fremantle Market 173–4
Martin, Frank (Hornby) 83, 84,
171, 190
“the matrix” (acquisitions) 22
matrix organization 135
measure, tendency to 12
mental models 35–7
Merton, Robert 127
Metro (newspaper) 3, 46
microprocessors, invention of
12–13, 172–3
minority opinions 7
mission statement 16
Mital 55
money
making 175–7
and motivation 199, 200
risk of losing 6
Monsanto 96
motivation 199–201, 203
movie distributors 125–6
myopia of success 205
Narcissus 70
networks
in companies 184–6, 188
innovation networks 188–91
Newey, Peter (Hornby) 84
newspapers
doing the opposite 10
and the Internet 32
responses to decline 46–7
responses to online media 42–3
size of 3, 10, 46
Nissan 73
normal people 8–9
Novartis 182
NTP (patent company) 151–2
numbers
in business plan 12
and decisions 13, 19
and false security 17
over-reliance on 62
and solutions 14
and strategy 12–13
“objectivity” of numbers 12
Odysseus and the Sirens 99
old boys network 88, 108
Operation Market Garden 33–5
opportunity
change as 32
recognizing 171–3
versus threat 41–3

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