We examine the present in light of the past
so as to better understand the future.
John Maynard Keynes

* With apologies to Karl von Clausewitz
13th December 2013

More unintended consequences Here is another example of the law of unintended consequences (see the post from 10 December). The National Library of Norway has announced that it intends to digitise More...

10th December 2013

The law of unintended consequences The law of unintended consequences is exactly what the title suggests: decisions and actions have consequences which were not intended by the person, or people, More...

6th December 2013

India's Next Generation A friendly Indian journalist wrote to me earlier today, asking me to comment on the fact that it is now a year since Cyrus Mistry took over as head of the Tata Group. More...

2nd December 2013

‘We need more non-action!’ was the view expressed by many of the people I worked with last week. They were, as I mentioned in my last post, officers in the British armed forces studying More...

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Adi Gaskell commented on
Management Consultancy

Pradee commented on
Oh, no, not another book on management!

Laurie commented on
Another one bites the dust - reflecting on my new book on management failures