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Articles for May 2007

Make a decision? We're too dumbed-down

We're winessing a burgeoning phenomenon of management lite: managing by numbers and formulas rather than judgment and method.
With an asshole in charge, we all get a bum deal

In a list of the world's greatest assholes, business would take a disproportionate share.
Out of house, out of mind - and out of pocket

Outsourcing is pervasive but much of it ends up costing more than keeping the service in house.
Why fearless leaders are something to dread

THE PAINFUL unravelling over the last year of the public and private lives of one of the UK's most iconic businessmen, Lord Browne, is a sobering example of the pitfalls of the cult of leadership.