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The Harvard Business School working knowledge
has an interesting article about Readers Respond: Why Do Managers Fail to Act on Their Predictions?
Here a teaser:
A quote from a book whose title escapes me says it well: “The core competency of executive management is wishful thinking.” Playing it safe leads to the best payoff and explains why inertia often rules. Many so-called leaders lack imagination, a cause they can make others enlist to, and/or the courage to challenge the status quo.
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