Business regularities and their f-laws

To mark his recent death, Peter Day revisits an interview he did 2 years ago with Russell Ackoff, Professor Emeritus of the Wharton School in Operations Research and Systems Theory. His f-Laws expose the common flaws in both the practice of leadership and in the established beliefs that surround it

Get the mp3 here, subversive ideas and uncomfortable truths included, the limits of operations research, social systems science and much more.

I like this notion of “business regularities” and this tongue-in-cheek thing of “F-laws as truths about organizations that we might wish to deny or ignore, [and that serve as] as simple and more reliable guides to managers’ everyday behavior […]”

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