Russell L. Ackoff Quote

The lower the rank of managers, the more they know about fewer things. The higher the rank of managers, the less they know about many things.


p. 2 cited in: Gregory H. Watson (2010) "By rejecting the status quo, Russ Ackoff took systems thinking to greater heights" in: QP. vol 27, March 2010, p. 30. - A little book of f-laws: 13 common sins of management, 2006

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The lower the rank of managers, the more they know about fewer things. The higher the rank of managers, the less they know about many things.

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The lower the rank of managers, the more they know about fewer things. The higher the rank of managers, the less they know about many things.

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The lower the rank of managers, the more they know about fewer things. The higher the rank of managers, the less they know about many things.

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The lower the rank of managers, the more they know about fewer things. The higher the rank of managers, the less they know about many things.