Re: Chas. Handy "Beyond Certainty" LO2730

Bernard Girard (
Mon, 11 Sep 1995 08:41:41 +0000

Replying to LO2715 --

John Wood wrote : "Many of the problems in this world have come from
people who are unwilling to deal with uncertainty and try to create a
world without uncertainty, one where people and everything else conform to

That would make a very good definition of what we do when we organize a
company or draw a business strategy. We try (you try?) to build a system
that controls (when possible, eliminates) uncertainty. The trouble is that
people never conform to expectations.

Bernard Girard