Will Sr. Managers Change? LO6925

Tue, 23 Apr 1996 15:40:21 -0400

Replying to LO6868 --

Consultants can cause more harm than good?

Thanks to Lyle Courtney, I found and read _Filters Against Folly_ by
Hardin. He makes the point that systems intervention almost always has
unforeseen consequences. Because of that, anyone making changes to a
system should call it what it is: an intervention. Only after an audit
determines whether its good or bad can we honestly call it "an

Problem is, change advocates find this sort of honesty rather uninspiring.


Ron Davison (RonDavison@aol.com), San Diego

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