Management Quotes

Management is nothing more than motivating other people.

Lee Iacocca

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.

Paul Hawken

For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.

Ken Blanchard

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

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. Burns

Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.

Peter F. Drucker

When a management team with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.

Warren Buffett

The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven't made up their minds.

Casey Stengel

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

Donald Rumsfeld

Instead of forming new words I recommend to you any kind of artful management by which you may be able to give cost to old ones

Horace

The one word that makes a good manager -- decisiveness.

Lee Iacocca

Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.

John D. Rockefeller

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.

Paul Hawken

"Top" management is supposed to be a tree full of owls-hooting when management heads into the wrong part of the forest. I'm still unpersuaded they even know where the forest is.

Robert Townsend

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Kin Hubbard

No business in the world has ever made more money with poorer management.

Bill Terry

Clearly, if it possible to have a self-regulating system that implicitly arranges its own stability, then this is of the keenest management interest.

Anthony Stafford Beer

Certain management policies-stretching of credit resources, for example-may lead to great progress in good conditions; but, like the Grand Prix car in comparison with the Land Rover, they may not be robust enough to survive when the going gets tough.

Anthony Stafford Beer

The aim of management science is to display the best course of action in a given set of circumstances, and this must include all the circumstances.

Anthony Stafford Beer

A stochastic process is about the results of convolving probabilities-which is just what management is about, as well.

Anthony Stafford Beer

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Updated On : November 26, 2013
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