A Quote by Jimi Hendrix on death, machines, managers, and needs

Telephone message on his manager's answering machine shortly before dying of heroin overdose: I need help bad, man.

Jimi Hendrix

Source: Last Words

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A Quote by Jack E. Reichert on business, company, managers, and people

The difference in companies is people. I would rather have a first-class manager running a second-rate business than a second-class manager running a first-rate business.

Jack E. Reichert

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A Quote by IBM on aggression, belief, business, community, company, conviction, decisions, desires, employees, guidance, ideas, improvement, individuality, intelligence, investment, management, managers, obligation, play, principles, progress, respect, s

IBM'S Basic BELIEFS AND FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES Our beliefs, which should be well known to every IBMer, are: 1. Respect for the individual. 2. A desire to have the best customer service of any company in the world. 3. The conviction that an organization should pursue all tasks with the idea that they can be accomplished in a superior manner. In addition to these, there is a set of fundamental principles which guide IBM management in the conduct of the business. Each manager should consider them as a basis for his decisions. They are: 1. To provide intelligent, aggressive capable management. 2. To serve our customers as efficiently and effectively as possible. 3. To continually improve our products and our technology. 4. To provide a maximum degree of satisfaction on the part of our employees in their assigned tasks. 5. To recognize the obligation to our stockholders to provide an adequate return on their investment. 6. To play our part in furthering the progress of the communities in which our facilities are located.


Source: IBM Management Training

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A Quote by H.S.M. Burnes on careers, good, managers, and work

A good manager is a man who isn't worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him

H.S.M. Burnes

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A Quote by Harold S. Geneen on belief, hell, justice, managers, people, and philosophy

I don't believe in just ordering people to do things. You have to sort of grab an oar and row with them. My philosophy is to stay as close as possible to what's happening. If I can't solve something, how the hell can I expect my managers to.

Harold S. Geneen

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A Quote by Frederick W. Smith on managers, men, and work

A manager is not a person who can do the work better than his men; he is a person who can get his men to do the work better than he can.

Frederick W. Smith

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A Quote by Chuck Coonradt on managers and uncertainty

Great managers constantly seek to minimize uncertainty.

Chuck Coonradt

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A Quote by Casey Stengal on good, managers, and people

The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.

Casey Stengal

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on acting, audiences, authors, creation, dreams, managers, and theater

This whole creation is essentially subjective, and the dream is the theater where the dreamer is at once: scene, actor, prompter, stage manager, author, audience, and critic.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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A Quote by F. G. "Buck" Rogers on courage, managers, and problems

Sometimes the manager must perform with the courage and agility of a circus performer, carefully crossing the highwire between short-term problems and long-term objectives.

Buck Rodgers

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