Fad Surfing In The Boardroom: Managing In The Age Of Instant Answers

Paperback | October 7, 1996

byEileen C. Shapiro, Eileen ShahroEditorSarah Baldwin

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Fad Surfing (n): the practice of riding the crest of the latest management panacea and then paddling out again in time to ride the next one; always absorbing for managers and lucrative for consultants; frequently disastrous for organizations.

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Fad Surfing in the Boardroom has been hailed by critics whose only regret is that (Shapiro) didn't write ten years ago....Eileen Shapiro doesn't miss a trick....(The Fad Surfer's Dictionary) is hard to resist.

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Fad Surfing (n): the practice of riding the crest of the latest management panacea and then paddling out again in time to ride the next one; always absorbing for managers and lucrative for consultants; frequently disastrous for organizations.

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Fad Surfing in the Boardroom has been hailed by critics whose only regret is that (Shapiro) didn't write ten years ago....Eileen Shapiro doesn't miss a trick....(The Fad Surfer's Dictionary) is hard to resist.

Eileen Shapiro is president of The Hillcrest Group, Inc., a management consulting firm in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Formerly with McKinsey & Company, Inc., she received her MBA from Harvard Business School.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.74 inPublished:October 7, 1996Publisher:Basic Books

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ISBN - 10:0201441950

ISBN - 13:9780201441956

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Fad Surfing in the Boardroom has been hailed by critics whose only regret is that (Shapiro) didn't write ten years ago....Eileen Shapiro doesn't miss a trick....(The Fad Surfer's Dictionary) is hard to resist.