18 February 2009

Von Manstein's Matrix ~ Clever Lazy Generals...

Uber-compadre Daniel Rosenberg of Moments of Science and In Demo Veritas fame spotted this delighter on the Slow Leadership site, Are today’s organizations creating hardworking Idiots? all about German General Erich von Manstein's leadership typology... The upshot? Fire all the hardworking idiots -- and I know of several in quite senior positions at MIT -- be a clever lazy person, and hire clever hardworkers. Harsh but honest.

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