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Administrative Behavior by Herbert A. Simon
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Aug 10, 2012

bookshelves: non-fiction, did-not-finish

There are some brilliant ideas in here but omg it's such a slog to get through.
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08/10/2012 page 14
4.0% "How can something so brilliantly insightful be so boring to read? Egads."
08/10/2012 page 55
14.0% ""To ground an answer to these questions on first principles would require that this volume on administration be prefaced by an even longer philosophical treatise." -- Jumping Jehosephat, why am I reading this?"
08/21/2012 page 115
30.0% ""administrators satisfice rather than maximize""
08/21/2012 page 138
36.0% ""most of us could probably agree that blame-avoiding behavior is far more common than problem-solving behavior after a serious error has been made" -- true, but I find it interesting that apologizing isn't even hinted at"

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