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The distance of committees from reality

The distance of committees from reality

I was recently reflecting on a painful past project, and found that so many of the problems stemmed from the distance between the main decision-making group—a committee—and what went on in real life. That particular project had five major layers (mostly different kinds of organisations handing off from one to the other), with the central … Continue reading


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