Developing Organizational Capabilities
If you work hard you will be treated well;but if you do not work hard you will be punished
- Original quote by Japanese Commander and Project Manager
Thai-Burma Railway Line.
Glibs Disaster Principle
Disasters rarely happen by accident; they are always creditable to our own management.
How Projects End
A million reasons for failure, Not a single excuse
- Napoleon Bonaparte.
- Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbour he is making for, no wind is the right wind --Seneca (4BC - AD 65)
- Leadership is action, not position -- Donald H McGannon
- Never tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity -- General George S Patton.
- Common Sense is no substitute for Precision -- Anon.
- Delegation is not abdication -- Anon.