I great read and a must read for any one who buys too many management books. If you read it all the way you will find a few gems (e.g. "In a sense, management theory is what happens to philosophers when you pay them too much.")
Fascinating little story about how a non-native speaker learns the order of adjectives in English. I hope I remember this next time I am writing.
Iteresting how they save money, energy & get more out of your hardware in their newest data center. Those Googlers sure are smart.
Oswald Chamber's daily devotional was quite enlightening to me today.
I discovered a new blog assertTrue() and thus a list of his posts:
- Automatic Update Hell Must EndFunny look at those annoying automatic updates.
- What the heck is a meme anyway?The title says it all.
Another blog, recommended by the overlords at Google: Gemba Panta Rei
- Ask Gemba: Nuts and Bolts of the Andon System Interesting becuase it talks about manufacturing, but the answers are not so narrow (e.g. "A blame-free culture. It is completely safe to expose problems. Leaders ask "Why?" and not "Who?" ")
- More marketing their book that anything, but I learned something about A3 thinking (e.g. there are 7 elements):
- Logical Thinking Process
- Results and Process
- Synthesis, distillation, and visualization
- Coherency within and consistency across
- Systems viewpoint