Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Going Dark


Photo courtesy Flickr user outofmytree

In their recent book about how they manage the company, the guys who run Google introduced me to this unfamiliar and very welcome term. I’m relieved to have contemporary verbal leverage on the act of hiding so I can get things done.

Reading about management practice is just as relevant under a 2014 roof as it was in 1913, when Christine Frederick adapted Frederick Taylor’s principles of industrial efficiency to the private domicile. Taylor was Henry Ford’s efficiency expert.

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