Management by objectives works if you first think through your objectives. Ninety percent of the time you haven’t.
Democracy is a form of government in which it is permitted to wonder aloud what the country could do under first-class management.
Communicating with your employees is like being a frightened chunk of marble in a room full of sculptors. They’ll try to chip away at everything you say until by process of elimination they figure out the truth. (“Dilbert”)