The Delicate Art of Bureaucracy: Digital Transformation with the Monkey, the Razor, and the Sumo Wrestler

November 1, 2020
The Delicate Art of Bureaucracy: Digital Transformation with the Monkey, the Razor, and the Sumo Wrestler

Mark Schwartz, author of leadership classics A Seat at the Tableand The Art of Business Value, reveals a new (empowering) model forthe often soul-shattering, frustrating, Kafkaesque nightmare wecall bureaucracy. Through humor, a healthy dose of history andphilosophy, and real-life examples from his days as a governmentbureaucrat, Schwartz shows IT leaders (and the whole of business)how to master the arts of the Monkey, the Razor, and the SumoWrestler to create a lean, learning, and enabling bureaucracy. Foranyone frustrated by roadblocks, irritated you can't move fastenough, suffering under the weight of crushing procedures, thisbook is for you. No matter your role, you need a playbook forbureaucracy. This is it. With this playbook, you can wieldbureaucracy as a superpower and bust through it at the sametime.