Re: Answering the Burning Question

Stephen Wehrenberg (
Wed, 16 Nov 1994 21:19:31 -0500 (EST)

In fact (sounds better than IMHO), if you find things change when you
turn your back, you're not talking about a learning organization, but a
"taught" organization. Learning is, IMHO (there!) a self supporting
proposition. Doesn't require teaching.


Stephen Wehrenberg, Ph.D.
"Life is a jam session."

On Wed, 16 Nov 1994, Chas. A. Barclay wrote:

> > I have a lot of questions. The burning one is: How do you prevent
> > organisational hardening of the arteries the moment you turn your
> > back? -- Bob
> Don't turn your back Bob. Really, don't let up. There are two
> choices to take in the world, the easy way and the hard way.
> Following the easy path, which means relaxing one's vigilance in this
> instance, doesn't lead to the outcomes you would want.
> Charles Barclay 2404 Maile Way
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