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Companies used to be able to function with autocratic bosses.
by Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Companies used to be able to function with autocratic bosses.
We don't live in that world anymore.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Too many people let others stand in their way and don't
go back for one more try.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Power is the ability to get things done.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

A vision is not just a picture of what could be;
it is an appeal to our better selves,
a call to become something more.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

 

I've found that small wins, small projects,
small differences often make huge differences.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

I've been looking at companies that are on a positive path vs.
a negative path and I've come to use the language of sports,
winning streaks and losing streaks.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

A great idea is not enough.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

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The Martha Stewart trial makes clear how far women
have risen in the business world.
America can be proud of our equal-opportunity prosecution and conviction.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

I was determined to achieve the total freedom that
our history lessons taught us we were entitled to,
no matter what the sacrifice.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Leaders must pick causes they won't abandon easily,
remain committed despite setbacks, and communicate
their big ideas over and over again in every encounter.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

To stay ahead, you must have your next idea waiting in the wings.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Cheap labor is not going to be the way we compete in the United States.
It's going to be brain power.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"No" is always an easier stand than "Yes.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

One of the symptoms of a losing streak is a turnover of top executives.
It's a revolving door.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Ambivalence about family responsibilities has a long
history in the corporate world.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Mindless habitual behavior is the enemy of innovation.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

The boomers' biggest impact will be on eliminating
the term 'retirement' and inventing a new stage of life...
the new career arc.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Leaders must wake people out of inertia.
They must get people excited about something they've never seen before,
something that does not yet exist.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

The goal of winning is not losing two times in a row.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

The commune movement is part of a reawakening of belief
in the possibilities for utopia that existed in the
nineteenth century and exist again today,
a belief that by creating the right social institution,
human satisfaction and growth can be achieved.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

Managers in all too many American companies do not
achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.
- Harold S. Geneen

The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used
exclusively for the benefit of the people,
to whom they belong.
- Fidel Castro

There are two kinds of companies, those that work to
try to charge more and those that work to charge less.
We will be the second.
- Jeff Bezos

There are companies that are cutting their costs by over 50% by offshoring.
- Sanjay Kumar

History suggests that attempts to privatize Medicare
by relying on private companies to offer Medicare benefits
in rural America simply will not work.
- Bennie Thompson

Companies are not charitable enterprises:
They hire workers to make profits.
In the United States, this logic still works.
In Europe, it hardly does.
- Paul Samuelson

So far, Indian companies have focused more on customer application.
This needs to shift to packaged software for sectors
such as banking and financial services.
- Sanjay Kumar

The overwhelming majority of my rated wealth consists
of investments in companies that produce goods and services.
- Paul Getty

I have worked with several dance companies.
- Issey Miyake

I don't think that a mutual fund that invests exclusively
in biotech start-ups or invests exclusively in companies
in Thailand offers any great safety or diversification.
- Ron Chernow

What the insurance companies have done is to reverse
the business so that the public at large insures the insurance companies.
- Gerry Spence

Over the years, dozens of American companies have filed
papers to trade in their U.S.
corporate citizenship for citizenship in tax haven countries like Bermuda.
- Richard Neal

Two to three years down the road, other companies not
on a model like Dell's will be in trouble.
- Jimmy Johnson

First of all, you needed a budget to do the video.
The record companies would pick and choose who got videos.
- Nina Blackwood

Companies are starting to measure how effective their
customer service is and trying to understand what they
can do to improve the customer service process.
- Sanjay Kumar

In the larger companies, you have this tendency to get top-down direction.
- Vinton Cerf

Today, credit rating agencies rate companies,
countries and bonds.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

Why not invest your assets in the companies you really like? As Mae West said,
"Too much of a good thing can be wonderful".
- Warren Buffett

Stop doing what the record companies are doing and do what's in your heart.
- Leif Garrett

The fact is...
our doors have not exactly been knocked down by companies
willing to defend Microsoft's business practices.
- Orrin Hatch

And there are lots of drug companies that are working on cure or medicine.
- Mort Kondracke

So companies have to be very schizophrenic.
On one hand, they have to maintain continuity of strategy.
But they also have to be good at continuously improving.
- Michael Porter

There will be hundreds of new companies that will be
created to develop these very simple data devices.
- David Rose

Transnational, gigantic industrial companies no longer
operate within political systems,
but rather above them.
- Georg Henrik von Wright

Money don't rule me, record companies don't rule me.
- Link Wray

Credit card companies pay college students generously
to stand outside dining halls,
dorms, and academic buildings and encourage their fellow
students to apply for credits cards.
- Louise Slaughter

I am intrigued enough to want to continue,
and also to try and work with companies like Sony on
modifying the cameras and making them more user-friendly and efficient.
- Mike Figgis

The oil companies regard nuclear power as their rival,
who will reduce their profits, so they put out a lot
of disinformation about nuclear power.
- James Lovelock

Right now I own shares of companies in 28 countries.
- Jim Rogers

It is U.S.
workers who lose out when employers cannot get the
high-tech graduates they need to compete with foreign
companies in the 21st century economy.
- Kit Bond

The way companies hang on to their marketshare is by being scared.
- Trip Hawkins

What we need is more women writers, writing for older women.
There are some actresses who have production companies
and create their own material,
and I truly admire that.
- Kathleen Turner

The national oil companies still want to acquire some
expertise so they will outsource more,
but not totally.
- Andrew Gould

You have to work with the auto industry,
the oil companies, you have to work to develop renewable fuel,
whether it's solar or different kinds of fuel or whatever.
- Ted Danson

The Treasury Department would use the interest from
these securities to hire U.S.
companies to build Saudi Arabia - new cities,
new infrastructure - which we've done.
- John Perkins

China has legally purchased high performance computers,
advanced machine tools, and semiconductor-manufacturing
equipment from several American companies.
- Charles Foster Bass

Employers need to recognize that the world has changed
and there are people who would like to help them provide
solution in ways that are new,
modern and that add value to companies.
- Andy Stern

I should have my own publishing companies.
- Solomon Burke

Typically, students slide into debt through the extension
(by credit card companies) of unaffordable credit lines.
- Robert Manning

In my almost ten years in the House of Representatives,
I have voted consistently to allow companies to drill
for oil and natural gas in environmentally friendly ways.
- Virgil Goode

U.S.
companies earn more from their investments in the EU
than in the rest of the world combined.
- John Bruton

If Americans could legally access prescription drugs
outside the United States,
then drug companies would be forced to re-evaluate their pricing strategy.
- Chuck Grassley

I have several computer companies.
One of them I have a program for wide-format printing.
I have a beauty program.
So I have several different programs that I own for printing.
- Jerry Mathers

Actually lowering the cost of insurance would be accomplished
by such things as making it harder for lawyers to win
frivolous lawsuits against insurance companies.
- Thomas Sowell

Tech executives have historically been owners of significant
portions of their companies' stock so there is a propensity
for them to diversify as a rule.
- David Coleman

The big companies and their short-term bottom line rule this country.
- Alexandra Paul

It's not just buying the company.
Sure, we picked the right companies,
and we picked the right management and,
most importantly, we've given them the right incentive to perform.
- Henry Kravis

If a few companies were less greedy,
the people at the bottom woud have a lot more.
- Chris Martin

It's clear price gouging...
The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively,
relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever.
- Maurice Hinchey

The record companies are interested in the kind of
sales they can get from the rock groups.
- Norman Granz


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