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
27th October 2014

This is a bit of a follow-up to my last post about fear and tolerance, and was prompted by my re-reading an old chapter on W. Edwards Deming - something I wrote for a book called Fifty Key Figures More...

17th October 2014

I’ve recenly read Michael Atherton’s excellent article about what happens in the dressing rooms of sports teams ( http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/cricket/article4230937.ece ). The More...

14th October 2014

In my newly finished book, just dispatched to the publisher and out from Bloomsbury next April (see previous blog), I make what I am sure will be a fairly contentious statement: the word ‘winning’ More...

10th October 2014

Another book finished, another manuscript wings its way through cyberia to the publishers and I can relax for a bit (at least until Tuesday, when teaching starts). I imagine parents feel a little like More...


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Oh, no, not another book on management!
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Another one bites the dust - reflecting on my new book on management failures
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