Network Operations Luminaries?

Miles Fidelman mfidelman at
Fri Dec 7 17:35:50 UTC 2001

On Fri, 7 Dec 2001, Petr Swedock wrote:

> 	Business failure rates are not a function of the number
> 	of "luminaries" (I'm not even sure I like that word...)
> 	but of how well those sages are received and heeded. How
> 	many businesses fail because they didn't read Drucker?

Well... Drucker's classic text book defines the first job of top
management to be "asking the question: What is our business and what
should it be." I've seen an awful lot of businesses fail because they
don't have an answer to that question.


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