Organization Quotes

If we consider the superiority of the human species, the size of its brain, its powers of thinking, language and organization, we can say this: were there the slightest possibility that another rival or superior species might appear, on earth or elsewhere, man would use every means at his disposal to destroy it.

Jean Baudrillard

But when we get enough people who don't care, and who don't accept personal responsibility for high ethical standards, our organization gets the "M" disease. Mediocrity. Anybody in the place can be a carrier. By the same token, every individual can carry the cure: the ethics of excellence.

Price Pritchett

It is essential that there should be organization of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize.

Theodore Roosevelt

The only difference between a mob and a trained army is organization.

Calvin Coolidge

Routine is not organization, any more than paralysis is order.

Arthur Helps

Ethics must begin at the top of an organization. It is a leadership issue and the chief executive must set the example.

Edward Hennessy

Quality is the result of a carefully constructed cultural environment. It has to be the fabric of the organization, not part of the fabric.

Philip Crosby

Innovation by definition will not be accepted at first. It takes repeated attempts, endless demonstrations, monotonous rehearsals before innovation can be accepted and internalized by an organization. This requires 'courageous patience'.

Warren Bennis

Ité─˘s a solid organization where initiative and accomplishment-oriented communication happens in both directions.

Mitch Thrower

Born of necessity, the little fellow (Mickey Mouse) literally freed us of immediate worry. He provided the means for expanding our organization to its present dimensions and for extending the medium cartoon animation towards new entertainment levels. He spelled production liberation for us.

Walt Disney

The quality of an organization can never exceed the quality of the minds that make it up.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Organization doesn't really accomplish anything. Plans don't accomplish anything, either. Theories of management don't much matter. Endeavors succeed or fail because of the people involved. Only by attracting the best people will you accomplish great deeds.

Colin Powell

Albrecht's Law - Intelligent people, when assembled into an organization, will tend toward collective stupidity.

Karl Albrecht

An organization that is strong and stable and is ready to commit time, money, and patience will be more apt to reap rewards than the quick-hitting opportunist.

Richard Miller

Reduce the layers of management. They put distance between the top of an organization and the customers.

Donald Rumsfeld

Every company has two organizational structures: The formal one is written on the charts; the other is the everyday relationship of the men and women in the organization.

Harold S. Geneen

The only things that evolve by themselves in an organization are disorder, friction, and malperformance

Peter F. Drucker

One of the many reasons for the bewildering and tragic character of human existence is the fact that social organization is at once necessary and fatal. Men are forever creating such organizations for their own convenience and forever finding themselves the victims of their home-made monsters.

Aldous Huxley

Brilliance is typically the act of an individual, but incredible stupidity can usually be traced to an organization

Jon Bentley

I won't belong to any organization that would have me as a member

Groucho Marx

The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious.

Marcus Aurelius

Equality...is the result of human organization. We are not born equal.

Hannah Arendt

It isn't the incompetent who destroy an organization. It is those who have achieved something and want to rest upon their achievements who are forever clogging things up.

Unknown

A business leader has to keep their organization focused on the mission. That sounds easy, but it can be tremendously challenging in today's competitive and ever-changing business environment.

Meg Whitman
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