Life in Organizations LO9663

Michael McMaster (
Sat, 31 Aug 1996 19:23:21 +0000

Replying to LO9642 --


I like the new slant on this conversation that you've started. Who
knows of a system that was bad or evil from the start? If there was
such a thing, how did it come to survive?

Surely it could only have been brought into existence and survived if
there was a larger evil system for an environment. Then did that one
"start" evil.

I think that a strong case can be made for the corporations that we
have to deal with that they have evolved and that the "evil" that we
see is a result of not keeping up with the times for various fairly
natural reasons and then beginning a downward spiral.

This interpretation gives a lot more to work with, a lot more
acceptance, and a lot less invalidation and judgement than the

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