Information access and flow LO11736

Michael McMaster (
Mon, 6 Jan 1997 11:00:54 +0000

Replying to LO11627 --

Rol says that attitude is important and seems to be saying that the way to
succeed is mainly through hiring people with the right attitude.

This is possible at a local and fairly small level. Few existing
corporations can do much with it, however, as the individuals are already

However, I think that this view is too limited. I think that it is the
job of management, maybe its most important one, to create a culture which
is not the norm and which has attitudes of individuals change when they
are in it.

I've seen this in a few remarkable companies. The remarkable way of being
didn't come from hiring but from the culture that was created

Michael McMaster :
"I don't give a fig for the simplicity this side of complexity 
but I'd die for the simplicity on the other side of complexity." 
            attributed to Oliver Wendell Holmes 

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