Thursday, August 06, 2015

Passing of a Truth Teller

The great Robert Conquest has died. Cultural Offering provides some perspectives.

In a just world, he would have been a household name. Here is one of my favorite Conquest insights (and as a management consultant I have many occasions to recall it):

"The simplest way to explain the behavior of any bureaucratic organization is to assume that it is controlled by a cabal of its enemies."

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