140 Top-Notch Quotes about Management

"The hardest decisions in life are not between good and bad or right and wrong, but between two goods or two rights."

Joseph J. Andrew (born March 1, 1960) was National Chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) from 1999–2001. He served with DNC General Chairman Ed Rendell. Asked to serve by President Bill Clinton, Andrew became, at the age of 39, one of the youngest chairpersons in the history of the DNC.

"Whenever there is a hard job to be done I assign it to a lazy man; he is sure to find an easy way of doing it."

Walter Percy Chrysler (April 2, 1875 – August 18, 1940) was an American automotive industry executive and founder of the Chrysler Corporation.

"Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution."

Robert Harold Schuller (born September 16, 1926) is an American televangelist, pastor, and author known around the world through the weekly Hour of Power television broadcast that he founded in 1970.

"If you think consensus is expensive, try conflict!"

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"We all have to decide how we are going to fail.. by not going far enough or by going too far."

Sumner Murray Redstone , born Sumner Murray Rothstein; (May 27, 1923) is an American media magnate. He is the majority owner and Chairman of the Board of the National Amusements theater chain. Through National Amusements, Sumner Redstone and his family are majority owners of CBS Corporation, Viacom, MTV Networks, BET, and the film studio Paramount Pictures.

""The Four Keys of Great Managers:

1. When selecting someone, they select for talent ... not simply experience, intelligence or determination.
2. When setting expectations, they define the right outcomes ... not the right steps.
3. When motivating someone, they focus on strengths ... not on weaknesses.
4. When developing someone, they help him find the right fit ... not simply the next rung on the ladder."

Marcus Buckingham (-) is a British-American New York Times bestselling author, researcher, motivational speaker and business consultant best known for promoting what he calls "Strengths."

"You cannot make easy decisions unless you first commit yourself to hard solutions."

Harri Hermanni Holkeri (born January 6, 1937) is a Finnish politician of the National Coalition Party of Finland (Kokoomus) who was Prime Minister of Finland 1987–1991, speaker of the UN General Assembly 2000–2001 and headed United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo.

"We ought to have more women in various management positions, because women are the ones who decide almost everything in the home."

Ingvar Feodor Kamprad (30 March 1926-January 27, 2018) is a Swedish business magnate and the founder of IKEA, a retail company.

"Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach."

Anthony "Tony" Robbins (born February 29, 1960) is an American self-help author and success coach.

"Effective managers live in the present but concentrate on the future."

James L. Hayes (-) an educator and former president of the American Management Association