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In this audio recording George Odiorne talks about his audio book, “Objective-Focused Management.” This is the second part of a two-part discussion entitled “The Activity Trap and How to Avoid It.” He begins by describing the practical effects of goal-based activity in a work setting. He talks about how Andrew Carnegie overcame the activity trap and expanded his business ventures. He discusses the difference between high and low yield activities. Odiorne describes why writing procedures can be unproductive. He ends the tape by talking about how a manager can help employees become more efficient in their tasks.